Do you ever listen to me? she said & I said I did but sometimes it took a couple of days to sort it out in a way that didn’t make me want to murder her in her sleep.
I think my life would be easier, she said, if I could just get my selves to agree on something.
She said you know what heaven is like? & I said I wasn’t sure & she laughed & said grown-ups didn’t know much at all about important stuff & I said I had to agree with her even though I was one of them myself.