Susan L Daniels:

Wow–guys–remember my Japanese phrase poem, Koi No Yokan? Check out this gorgeous story those lines inspired! The story is beautiful.

Originally posted on Tell me, when will my life begin?:

Note: The following story was inspired by a poem I read by Susan Daniels. I found it really thought-provoking, so you can find it here Koi No Yokan by Susan Daniels

Koi No Yokan (Japanese)
The sense upon first meeting a person that the two of you are going to fall into love.

It was raining, she recalled vaguely processing, on the day that Elle met the stranger who did not feel like a stranger. The stranger who felt like love, who felt like safety, who felt like home.

They had met at a party.

It was funny, actually. One moment, she was staring out the window, contemplating the delinquent behavior of her peers, desperately imagining being back at home.

And in the next, there he was, the stranger. Introducing himself. Smiling at her. Engaging her in polite chit-chat, seemingly unaware of his own importance.

As she looked deep into…

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About Susan L Daniels

I am a firm believer that politics are personal, that faith is expressed through action, and that life is something that must be loved and lived authentically--or why bother with any of it?
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  1. shewritesherenow says:

    I was confused and then I understood… Followed the link :).

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