We drove up slowly into the little close till we reached the last of the terraced houses where mom lived. Dan tried to find a place to park but couldn’t so instead we drove into mom’s front lawn, nearly crushing her beloved roses. While every other car was vertically aligned on both sides of the … Continue reading Seeing Mom Again
It had rained earlier today and the sun was finally peeking out from behind a light grey curtain. Its warm fingers gently stroked my face. Really, I should have been grateful to see that yellow sun hanging in the corner of my window but I just couldn’t get over the disaster that could have taken … Continue reading You did naahhh just touch my hair?!!
‘Now why would you do this?’ Silence. ‘I thought…we had something good. What went wrong? We were getting on so well.’ More silence. I Sigh. ‘Okaaay, what did I do wrong this time?’ I stared at the mound of coily black locks perched on the corner of the bathroom sink. I had never seen that … Continue reading How did we get here?