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Female Eccentricity When There Is No Electricity

Candlelight.

My sister: She’s Crazy. My parents had her institutionalized when she turned ‘Sour Sixteen’. I see her every week; every single week I listen to all of her perversions and delusions. I have been an ear for that girl for twenty years.

– And now you understand why I have to cut your tongue out.

 

Victor Jakobs

  • http://www.austinbriggs.com Austin Briggs

    Looks like she’s not “just” crazy, that sister. I like the implied connection with things much more dangerous than insanity. 

  • Wanda McDonald

    I love the dark humor of this piece.  The last phrase pulls the story together and really gives you the narrator’s perspective.