• An Only Child’s Contemplation by V. S. OPalenick

    This Author came into this life carrying a burden of obligation. Not to me or anyone in particular, but rather to Life itself. I don’t think it really matters how privileged, or non-, an individual is. The Only Child, literally and figuratively, carries a certain self-driven loneliness – forever in search of achieving “the dream” – which is ultimately and entirely up to the individual. “One man’s dream is another man’s fancy.” More importantly, is how that dream unfolds and its magnitude on the dreamer and the space the dream is intended to impact. Before proceeding, let me say, the Only Child is not necessarily a status imposed by birth…