For a year, my mother was also my high school English teacher.
I didn’t want to be ridiculed, and I was suppressing myself because of it.
It was my own great expectations that I couldn’t meet.
The sixth and final part in a series.
Part five in a series.
Part four in a series.
Making it up as I go.
Part three in a series.
Part two in a series.
The first in a series.
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