I give strength to you in your darkest night. I know the pain, fought back my sorrow. I watched you fall, helped pick your bloodied palms off the ground.
I followed Jared into the front entryway. It was the size of my kitchen, living room, and bedroom put together with room to spare. There was a family room (or whatever you called a room with sofas and chair in a house this size) to the left and a set of curving stairs just beyond … Continue reading Sunken Dreams Ch.3 Pt.3
“Jacqueline!” Jared’s harsh voice cut through the crowd. I looked around, but I still couldn’t see him. “Jacqueline Elizabeth, stop dawdling and get into this cab now.” I searched the row of cabs on the street and found the one with Jared poking his head out of the window. His arm was waving out the … Continue reading Sunken Dreams Ch.3 Pt.2
We may not be tied together by blood but I know you as my sister. You are the one who laughed through life sharing with me your secrets.
The plane ride was a whole lot shorter than I expected; even with the connecting flight in Chicago. Jared spoke to me all of three times during our trip, the first to tell me to grab his bag, the second to ask if I was hungry (I wasn’t), and the third to let me know … Continue reading Sunken Dreams Chapter 3
“You sure you don’t wanna say bye to your mom before you go?” Al grabbed my arm before I could get out of the car. “You’re moving to New York. You don’t know when you’ll see her again.” I pulled out of her grasp and stepped into the airport parking garage. “I’m sure. Besides, she’s … Continue reading Sunken Dreams Ch.2 Pt.4