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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POETRY: Dream State

There are no instructions for when you feel disoriented. But once you find out where the ground is, you can find your way back up again.

Heather Shaff
January 21, 2021
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The Biggest, Best Gift (You Can Give to Yourself)

What is the best gift you can give yourself? The good news is it doesn’t cost a penny. The better news is it will change your life.

Heather Shaff
December 22, 2020
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POETRY: Casualties of War

It’s easy to disregard, to discount, to dismiss those who you don’t know or understand. But is your value judgment a moral authority? What’s your worth?

Heather Shaff
December 15, 2020
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POETRY: Lessons in Thermodynamics

You seem not to notice the fire raging quietly within her. But try not to stand too close, because it’s burning hotter than you could handle.

Heather Shaff
November 25, 2020
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Finding My {Family Tree}: The Roots of Emigration

In traveling to Ireland with her family, Heather found more than just her past. She found her present, her family, and a sense of belonging.

Heather Shaff
November 18, 2020
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POETRY: Face Time

Following the CDC guidelines is easy, but it doesn’t mean we have to like it. Wearing a mask means we can’t see what’s beneath it. We miss that face time.

Heather Shaff
November 17, 2020
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POETRY: Regeneration Dreams

The human heart is fragile and slippery. It’s hard to hold onto, and even harder to heal. So how do we cope? What do we do? What do we become?

Heather Shaff
October 22, 2020
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POETRY: Dear October,

October has arrived, and with it, beautiful leaves that don’t fool us anymore. It’s not the bright colors, but the cold and dark that stays with you.

Heather Shaff
October 2, 2020
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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
September 29, 2020
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