Forgot your password?

We just sent you an email, containing instructions for how to reset your password.

Sign in

  • And if you discover that the thing you love is broken, you will love it anyway. You will love it more. Not so you can fix it, but so you can fill it with yourself, because you harbour more feeling than you can hold alone. Because we try to grow around our obstacles, and through them, like ivy. You are ivy, and he is fractured, and you will love him like this because there is no other way.
    • Share

    Connected stories:


Collections let you gather your favorite stories into shareable groups.

To collect stories, please become a Citizen.

    Copy and paste this embed code into your web page:

    px wide
    px tall
    Send this story to a friend:
    Would you like to send another?

      To retell stories, please .

        Sprouting stories lets you respond with a story of your own — like telling stories ’round a campfire.

        To sprout stories, please .

            Better browser, please.

            To view Cowbird, please use the latest version of Chrome, Safari, Firefox, Opera, or Internet Explorer.