Let a Little Magic In

Your Life Will Be Better For It

When I was a butterfly…image by Michal Mrozek on Unsplash

(this essay was originally published in Shenandoah Literary Magazine)

I had a magical childhood.

Growing up in a tiny town where forests and cranberry bogs outnumbered paved surfaces and traffic lights, it was easy to believe in fairies in the glade, or mysterious creatures lurking in the swamp. I devoured fantasy books at…



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Hunter Cabot

Hunter Cabot


Dancing with 7 billion beautiful souls on a rolling Big Blue Marble, and somehow managing to keep my balance! Peace out. Editor of The Big Blue Marble