Chrysalis

Maren Montalbano
3 min readJun 6, 2012
Photo by Bankim Desai on Unsplash

It was coming.

I could neither see nor hear it, but I knew it was approaching. Slowly, deliberately, it was coming. For me.

I waited, suspended and bound in a prison of my own making.

I shivered.

I had been careful. I had been conscientious. My home would be strong, my armor fearsome to my enemies. I climbed inside, entering a state of deep peace. I felt neither hunger…

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Maren Montalbano

Mezzo-soprano & business coach for creatives. Singer, dreamer, Ren Faire nerd. You can hear me on 3 GRAMMY-winning albums. https://marenmontalbano.com/links