When I was young I told everyone I had a twin sister. One day, after we had been to see the relatives, my mother told me I was too old to play that game any more. So I stopped talking about her & after awhile, she finally went away. But I’m grown up now & … [Read More]
I try not to lie on days I didn’t get enough sleep, my sister told me. It feels good just to be transparent.
One Halloween, my sister made a magic wand & she went around giving wishes to all my friends, but when she got glitter on all the candy they yelled at her & she went home crying & later on my mom made me share my candy with her & she was so happy she flung … [Read More]
We used to go visit my grandma on the train & on the way my sister & I would talk to people we met & tell them we were from Hawaii & could speak Polynesian & I’d hold up a 7-Up & say this is called puka-puka-wanini on the Big Island & we’d make up … [Read More]
My sister read somewhere once that if you look into your own eyes long enough in a mirror you change into the Devil & it took her almost thirty years, but she finally did it.
Doesn’t anybody dance in church anymore? she whispered & her sister said not since the white people took over & the afternoon took a lifetime after that.