Your Cherished Heart

Your Cherished Heart

A Short, Short Story by Lisa Yow-Williams


He said you were the one. He chose you over a million others. He was partial to your smooth, dark skin. No blemishes. No wisdom lines. Unspoiled. A sign of strength and youth. You were his one love, but what he really cherished was your heart.

As he perched the scalpel over your flawlessness, he tenderly said, “I chose you for what’s on the inside.”


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