Oops Don’t Step on the Cracks!
A short story and possibly a beginning to a coming-of-age novel
“Oooh, you broke your mother’s back!”
“Shut the hell up Jasmine!”
Each of the six times Doreen had committed the unthinkable offense, Jasmine had shouted out the same thing. Doreen couldn’t understand why the girl persisted in trying to play the stupid…