It’s all Fiction
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It’s all Fiction

Silence, Was All She Yearned For

Photo by Birmingham Museums Trust on Unsplash

As a kid, it started with her father’s loud snoring during the night. She had always wondered how her mother could even sleep next to the man who sounded like an old motorbike running loud through the neighborhood.

When finally her body gave up, she would fall asleep. And then it was the mornings. When her parents didn’t chat but shouted. Everybody thought that that was a family who had arguments and fights…

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Araci Almeida

Araci Almeida

Top Writer on Life and Climate Change. Also, writing about Portugal and the Portuguese language; Pop Culture; Politics, and Power.