Suffering and Happiness are Twins, Part Two

Suffering and Happiness are Twins Part Two Thirtieth of December, 2011. Eleven twenty-eight   Months had passed since she had evicted her sons from the house. That night she barely slept. The coldness of the blade of the knife she had stashed under her pillow penetrated the polyester filling and kept her awake. She was … Continue reading

Suffering and Happiness are Twins, Part One

Suffering & Happiness are Twins Part One Thirtieth of December, 2011. Eleven twenty-eight “Christian! Christopher!” Hilda had been hopelessly shouting the names of her youngest sons intermittently for the past forty-five minutes. Decades ago, when she first came to London with her oldest son and daughter, Chiemelu and Mary, she would never have had to … Continue reading

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