They were all looking up. Taking it in. But differently. Some with sunglasses, others shading their eyes with their hands or a magazine. I wanted the pain. Stronger. I wanted my eyes to stream. To hurt.
She ran around the boat catching the light in her fingers. Stuffing it into her pockets and under her elbows and knees. The children would curl around her like new born puppies tonight and she would glow like an angel.
The words caught in her throat. She wanted to say it. The truth. The words that had been sitting there waiting impatiently all these years. The silence had given way for the words. They were waiting. She […]
The bright, glaring lights were coming closer. I sped up. Closer again. I pushed the car into the sharp corners and willed my turning to come. The lights followed down the dark street. Then the flashing blue […]
The pathway had narrowed with time and lack of use. Thorns and brambles caught at my clothes but my sister mercilessly marched forward. As she did so the memories flowed and my love for her chocked in my throat.
The convent walls were so high I wondered who they were keeping out? Or who were they keeping in. I peeked through the iron gates and saw black and white swishing through the court yard with small children […]