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“Be like me”

1 INT. HOME - DAY 1 Angela (21) and Dina (16) are two sisters living with their mother in a two bedroom apartment on the east side of LA. Their mother is a nurse, working long night shifts. She prepares for a night at work.                        MOM             ...

“Come Now”

Granny arrived just after my eighth birthday. She stood at the arrivals bay at JFK airport wearing a pink t-shirt and khaki capri pants. Hello babies, she squealed in between kisses on Zamira and my cheeks and forehead. Her voice was familiar – I had heard it on the...

“The Sunday School Race”

The Sunday School Race “You must always wear rings in your ears, I’m always telling you that.” I turn around and march myself back to the room. She is always telling me that, which makes me want to do it less. I pick up a pair of silver earrings that my aunt gave me...

“The rain”

The rain rushes in Georgetown. It’s the May-June rain, the heaviest of the year. When it rains, it sounds like the sun on a chilly day. Bright and bold enough to catch your ear, but low enough to sit under your thoughts. Today, the sky is rowding. If Mummy were here,...