Fiction: You are not everything bad that ever happened to you

First appeared in SWAMP: An online magazine for postgraduate writing, June 2016

By Hayley Scrivenor

You home-school your two girls. They are getting too clever for you. They know so much, and there is still so much they want to know. I don’t need to tell you how old they are. Ruby has breasts now, and Eleanor isn’t far behind. Every morning is the same. The girls rise in the room they share and make their beds.

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