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The Shadows

CBC Podcasts

Kaitlin Prest, creator and host of the Prix-Italia winner The Heart, presents the first audio fiction from CBC Podcasts. The Shadows is a story about the anatomy of a relationship: a crush, a choice, ...

46:11 | Sep 24th, 2018

"When love beckons to you, follow [it] ... And when [its] wings enfold you yield to [it], Though the sword hidden among [its] pinions may wound you. ... For even as love crowns you so shall [it] crucify you. Even as [it] is for your growth so is [it]...Show More

01:44 | Jul 25th, 2018

Kaitlin is a young artist struggling to make great work and find great love. She believes that the love depicted in Hollywood movies is real, and that she will be one of the lucky ones to find it. When Kaitlin falls for someone who challenges her rom...Show More

22:57 | Sep 24th, 2018

"A decided heart looks for a solution. An undecided heart looks for a way out." - Tom, a regular at the Bramasole Diner

33:25 | Sep 24th, 2018

"Love is being there every day, to keep someone warm, to hold them through the night, to make them feel cozy." - Sweater

34:43 | Sep 24th, 2018

"Romantics value intensity over stability. Realists value security over passion. But both are often disappointed, for few people can live happily at either extreme." - Esther Perel, Mating in Captivity

37:50 | Sep 24th, 2018

"These pains you feel are messengers. Listen to them." - Rumi

32:32 | Sep 24th, 2018

"With every commitment there is much that it rejects. Much that it excludes." - Adam Phillips, Unforbidden Pleasures