The outburst made you start, spilling tea on your T-shirt. You trailed behind Auntie to the door to the store. Your breakfast was laid on the small wooden table: B egin, inevitably, with Uncle. The caterers had arrived with the party decor. Hollywood has a long history of putting young actresses in scenes that are mature or "beyond their years. Spread the word Spread the word Tweet Share.
He shook his head, faltering.
You gave her the sheet, which she shoved into the washer. It is a heart-wrenching voice, cutting straight through the din of the chatter, forced laughter, clinked glasses, the crickets. The cleverest of all, according to Uncle, who just last Monday said as much during Reading Group. She goes to the window and removes her blouse, followed by her bra. Their eyes on your face, different shapes, the same pleading.