Your Friday prompt for Stream of Consciousness Saturday is “home.” Use it as a noun, a verb, an adjective, or an adverb. Enjoy!

A copy of this postcard is taped to my wall for motivation, so that I will arrive sooner rather than later.

I think this SoCS will be short and sweet. I’ve recently been thinking about “home is where the heart is.” My heart has never been anywhere, and so I’ve never felt at home. I’ve never been “from around here.” We moved from city and state to state a lot as child; then later as a mature adult I repeated the process. My heart took some brief respites, but never felt safe or wanted enough to settle in for good.

Right now my heart resides in a place I’ve never been: Edinburgh. In a few years (it’s complicated) I hope all of me joins my heart, and I will finally land: home. Please, god.

What I was listening to while writing:


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