"Be the dull brown bird," they say, "let go of your magic." And so you do. Until one day, you find a feather a little different from the rest.
I get it why it’s so sad and horrible to lose your parent as an adult. It’s because they were there to experience it all. Your parent, the person who has known you the longest, was there for every milestone you ever had. Sometimes in life one fully doesn’t grasp something until one experiences ...