Kiss and Cry – Part 1 (Chapter 4)

Kiss and Cry

By Meadow Murphy ( That Night ) I fell asleep in front of the television and wake up to the six o’clock news and my mother bursting through the door. She flies past me on her way to the kitchen to start dinner for dad who will be home any minute. “We’ll talk about what happened to you today when your father gets home so you don’t have to repeat everything. Are you hungry? Where’s that boy that took you to the hospital?” “No, and I thought you were waiting…

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Kiss and Cry – Part 1 (Chapter 3)

Kiss and Cry

By Meadow Murphy ( Later That Day ) It’s just after two when we pull up into my driveway. We live in a modest two storey house that has a desolate looking tree in the front yard. My father works two jobs just so we can live here and pay for my skating. Adam shifts his black mustang into park and turns her off, “Are you going to be okay?” he asks concerned. With a heavy heart I shrug, not even having the energy to respond.“Give me your phone,” he…

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