bonnie’s mother
You know how it is when you love someone ?
And the hard part, the bad part, the Jerry Springer show part is that you never stop loving someone. There’s always a piece of them in your heart.
Now that she is dead, she tries to remember only the love. She imagines every blow a kiss, the make-up that inexpertly covers the bruises, the cigarette burn on her thigh — all these things, she decides, were gestures of love.
She wonders what her daughter will do.
She wonders what her (...)

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