Each moment is a pearl
on a string–
the timeline of one’s life.
String theory dictates
you can travel anywhere
on that timeline.
So make as many pearls as you can
by living in the present,
by loving what what is
right in front of you,
so that there will be a memory
to look back upon
during those times
when the memory is all you have.

About the Author

imageSarah Richards is thirty-four years old, and lives in Pensacola, Florida, with her husband and three-year-old daughter.

Sarah (under the surname Hannan) is a member of the local writers’ group, WriteOn! Pensacola, and writes on an as-needed, volunteer basis for the Gulf Coast Kid’s House.

Sarah won “Honorable Mention” in the Saturday Evening Post’s “Great American Short Story Contest”, and was published in the 2016 anthology.

Sarah is currently a student of Pensacola State College, pursuing her dream of working in a cold hospital rather than a hot kitchen.

You can follow Sarah and her work at @SarahLeaSales on Twitter.

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