Month: March 2011

Sophea T. Amari

Summer Romance

When I was a little girl, I dreamed of Romance. It wasn’t until I was much older did I realize that Romance came in many, many forms. Last year, I faced the end of Romance. The kind of Romance that I had dreamt about as a child. But with the end of that Romance, I …

Sophea T. Amari

Goodbye, My Love

You were my love. My everything. So- I often ask myself: what happened to us? Young, carefree, in the bloom of health, with love to guide our way. Or so we thought. Last night, I thought of you. I lay beside our daughter, beautiful thing that she is, with your eyes, your chin, your mouth. …

Sophea T. Amari

The Lovely Bones

Eight years ago, I read a novel, a book by a little-known author then (because she had only one other published work prior). Although the publishers had hoped for it to be successful, the reach of that novel surpassed all their wildest dreams. Selling over a million copies, becoming an instant bestseller, and remaining on …