In the Watchful Eye of Two Women
A short story about childhood
“I brought a towel and sunblock only”, is what I told the caretaker when I preferred not to go to the water park. For the rest of the day, I stayed with the steward, who lingered behind. I hoped I stayed with the one I liked.
In the 2000s, during my adolescence, after school, I stayed at a care center run by the church. My parents…