How to write from the heart

The way this story is written – and the true story those words tell – is a superb example of simple, unfancy writing that gets straight to your emotional core.

What do you think of it? Does it stir your soul with its direct, factual representation of a heartfelt love story between a man and a bird? My thanks to my cousin Janet M. for spotting this while it has been doing its rounds on the internet, and sharing it with me…

Freedom and Jeff, by Jeff Guidry

medium_3683073458Freedom and I have been together 11 years this summer. She came in as a baby in 1998 with two broken wings. Her left wing doesn’t open all the way even after surgery, it was broken in 4 places. She’s my baby… [Read more…]