How To Forgive a Ghost
She cares too much what others think. These were words given to me secondhand, exchanged behind my back — out of concern, one would hope, not embarrassment or shame.
I cannot fathom how that conversation went, not when the summary of what was spoken was but this pearl of wisdom: You care too much what others think. I want to know the full context, the way it unraveled, how the actors set the scene, walked upon the stage, and loosened their tongues and their hearts.