Irene; The Step Maid

I was a little apprehensive about going home this time. I am very thankful for finally escaping from this damn school. Even a little proud of graduating tenth in my class, although I doubted anyone else would lend any significance to the feat. The school was a boarding school, nestled in the mountains in the […]

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Tamara; Two Peas In a Pod

Tam and Tamara, an unlikely set of names for two siblings. We are fraternal twins, born eighteen years ago. We had just completed high school, trying to decide what to do with the remaining years of schooling. We are each living with one of our parents, Tamara with her Mother and me with my Father. […]

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Babette; Hiding In Plain Sight

It was during my fourth period English class when the principal’s secretary entered the classroom and talked to the teacher. I was summoned to go with her, immediately I wondered what I had done wrong, my guilty conscious really getting to me. In the principal’s office I met another lady who looked vaguely familiar. She […]

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Cass; The Nails I Longed For

Being a young male, what I was considering doing was illogical, crazy and if caught disastrous. I was raised by my Mother and two older sisters. Given the name of Corey at birth I was somewhat normal during my childhood. Both of my sisters were seven years older than me, actually twins and quite imposing […]

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Nellie; A Daughter In Curls

Ever since graduation from high school, my dream of the good life has seemed to be a lesson in futility. First there was my Mom’s accident, her injuries didn’t take her life, but maybe that would have been better. I loved my Mom but couldn’t stand to be around watching her in a wheelchair, knowing […]

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