Long Distance Trouble

Dad’s shout echoed through the neighborhood. Sharp. Loud. Angry. My older brother’s entire name. All three words. His thirteen-year-old face drained of color. “You’re in trouble,” I taunted. “You’re in trouble.” The shout again. This time, my name. My entire name. “What did you do?” he hissed at me. “Nothing. I swear.” “So why is … Continue reading Long Distance Trouble