“But I turned out alright”

“But I turned out alright”

Remember that beating you got when you were a kid? Yeah I know they were many but remember that ONE that got you shaken up for a moment. No not the school ones. From your parents. From Dad? Surely you remember. Of course you remember. You remember it like it was now. It is an evening as warm as today's. Your mom has just walked in the house to find you seated there. You looked at her. She, at you. 'What are you doing home?'

I am Sick Malaria

Back in high school  we had this thing where that you had to pass your exams or else. It was pretty brutal. At the end of the term we’d congregate ourselves into the dining hall for what was called a closing assembly and have the poorest performing students from each class called up on stage … Continue reading »