Keeping House

A Monologue

Photo by Pau Casals on Unsplash

He loves to make me feel bad. He thinks I’m stupid. Just because I left school early. I would have gone back. I’m sure I would. I didn’t have a choice really.

Ma was ill. If I didn’t leave and go to work, we’d have starved. It didn’t hurt that I really hated school, mind. Dad was a drunk. Ma used to put the money in jars in the larder. Before a night out, he’d go in there and tip em all out…

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Li

Writer, artist and crafter. Owner of Rainbow Butterfly Creative. The process of creating something brings me freedom. This is the blog of my life scars and all.