Thought Catalog


If We Were Having Coffee Together Right Now

If we were having coffee right now, even silence between us would be comfortable, I know it. When you notice the soft music wafting across the room, you start to rock your head to its tune, a hint of a smile playing on your lips. And I would probably smile, thankful for you—you who makes me believe “okay” is possible, even for me.

A Letter To My Grandfather

My hope is that, from time to time, you can pick up this letter and read it with Grandma, and remind yourself that you were — for one boy, at the very least — the most important thing in the world.