His mother had tried to poison me and Baba threatened to break my bones. “Go ahead,” I said, “break my bones; then who will work to provide for my children? Will you?” I could have gone to the police; I was too young then to know better.
My job isn’t easy, it’s the furthest thing from easy; it’s without a doubt the worst job out there, but it makes sense I guess;
There was a flower who knew an owl whose favorite place was the zoo The owl’s friend, the cuckoo bird, was a covert bringer of news She
I sat on an oak tree twice removed from its home Charred and carved by ghosts of charlatans past And watched dawn awaken. Deer in
“It was right there!” she screamed. “What did you do to it?” “What are you talking about? Woah, woah, calm down, Adeliya” tried Luc as
Thursdays are my favorite days because I can always look forward to lunch at Ruth’s Diner; they have the best fries and even better
Her deep eyes scared the depths of the ocean. She carried herself like its waves, fluid yet powerful, serene but destructive. Her hair was dark
“Mommy?” “Yes, Eli?” said Mary from behind her computer screen. “Can I have one more piece of candy? Pretty please with sugar on top?” Mary