Image by Elaine Faith. Used with permission.
Mom turned off grandmaâ€™s Buick in the carport. My heart pounded. I pulled the release, chrome, slid out of the seat, then walked around behind the trunk before she could go inside. â€œMom?â€ She hadnâ€™t even closed her door when the words came quickly. I cried, hoping that forgiveness might erase the sounds that continued to pull me into the dark.
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