She Used to Listen to Seashells

A fictional short story about a woman’s struggle to cope with the unexpected death of her mother

Kyla Pearson
9 min readOct 5, 2021

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©Hanna — stock.adobe.com

“Hold it up to your ear.” her mother said warmly, as the young girl lifted the tiny seashell.

“Can you hear it?”

“Hear what?” The young girl replied.

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Kyla Pearson

An Italian-Canadian creative entrepreneur who offers design & marketing services tailored to the country music, film & TV industries.