Heather Shaff
MeetHeather Shaff
Heather is a book designer based in Boston who, when she’s not writing or taking care of the fam, can be found racing her bike, enjoying nature, or just daydreaming.

From the mind of Heather

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{I Know} {Where I Was} When the Berlin Wall Fell

In 1989, there was a profound hope and optimism for democracy, which echoed across the globe as the Berlin Wall fell. Here’s to rekindling optimism.

Heather Shaff
August 8, 2022
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POETRY: The Sendoff

Looking for a pep talk before you take your first step in your audacious new shoes? Read on. This is what you need to know.

Heather Shaff
July 29, 2022
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The Foundations of Knowing

A rope swing on a sturdy maple tree. Is there anything more foundational, more reliable, and more grounding that that feeling?

Heather Shaff
June 27, 2022
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POETRY: Grief

The weight of grief can pull you under. A poem about finding the strength and the ability to breathe again, when you fear all is lost.

Heather Shaff
June 20, 2022
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My {Letter of Recommendation} to the Department of Reincarnation

After reflecting on the lessons she’s learned in this life, Heather writes her own letter of recommendation to the Department of Reincarnation.

Heather Shaff
June 16, 2022
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POETRY: Dancing Lessons

Forgiveness is a delicate, challenging dance. Where do we learn how to do it? At what age did we learn to turn and turn and turn the other cheek?

Heather Shaff
June 10, 2022
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The Fish: Finding Your Peace in a Frenetic World

Is there anything quite like a good day of fishing? A man escapes the frenetic pace of his daily life to find his freeing counterbalance.

Heather Shaff
May 26, 2022
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POETRY: The Scent of Spring

A woman hikes through the forest with her exuberant dog on a spring day. The sights, sounds, and scents of spring are everywhere.

Heather Shaff
May 18, 2022
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POETRY: Why I Write

With so many things to do with our idle hands and time, why do we decide to write? It’s time to ask our Selves that question.

Heather Shaff
April 18, 2022
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