All of the sentences in this triple six start with either "I" or "She." Just for fun. My sister is cool and doesn't act like this. Hi, Peggy!
I drive to my sister’s house and I tell her my dream. I shyly couch it as a night dream; I don’t say it is my heart. I share with her my heart.
I have revealed myself to others before. I know rejection. I know ridicule.
I know she is my sister. I know I am safe.
She clips coupons while I talk, she interrupts, she tells me jokes her husband told her. She wonders if he loves her. She asks for help with the crossword puzzle. She laughs. She tells me petty things until I forget my dream.
I leave her and the used tea bags. I leave with my dream tucked under my heart. I bring it out slowly at a stop sign. I dream my dream on the way home. I remember; I remember that I can dream.