How Close I Come To Breaking

“Are you all right Eze?” said Theresa. Her eyes were wide open, soft and searching.

Her question elicited a squirm from me. How does she know?

Hadn’t I done enough to obscure my moribund disposition, project an agreeable countenance, exert a tenuous grip on the all-important baseline? Still, Theresa, my baby sister, was perspicuous, an incisive observer of my behavior. As she waited for…

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Eze Ihenetu

Eze Ihenetu

I am a teacher, essay writer, survivor, foodie, and politically obsessed progressive. ep2ihenetu@gmail.com