Citati iz knjige „From Ashes“ autora Molly McAdams

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b5181541893je citiraoпрошле године
It didn’t help that even though I still loved horses, whenever I saw them I couldn’t stop thinking about my dad.
julianaceniza
julianacenizaje citiraoпре 2 године
no one will have
hannahbuell1
hannahbuell1je citiraoпре 4 године
My hero had died, and the mom I loved had disappeared down a bottle; no way was I letting someone take me from Ty too.
hannahbuell1
hannahbuell1je citiraoпре 4 године
he helped me into his room, gave me some of his pajamas since my nightshirt was covered in blood, and held my hand as we fell asleep in his bed.
hannahbuell1
hannahbuell1je citiraoпре 4 године
I asked who Jeff was and why he was telling me to call him Dad, and my mom hit me across the back with the new scotch bottle she’d been attempting to open
hannahbuell1
hannahbuell1je citiraoпре 4 године
My sweet, gentle mother who couldn’t kill a spider, let alone spank her own daughter when she misbehaved, hit me.
hannahbuell1
hannahbuell1je citiraoпре 4 године
That night was the first time I’d ever been hit, and it was by my own mother.
hannahbuell1
hannahbuell1je citiraoпре 4 године
She made time for her girlfriends but stopped waking me up for school, stopped making me food, forgot to pick me up from school—pretty much just forgot I even existed
hannahbuell1
hannahbuell1je citiraoпре 4 године
Her morning coffee always had rum in it, by ten in the morning she was making margaritas,
hannahbuell1
hannahbuell1je citiraoпре 4 године
My mom started drinking obsessively when he died.
hannahbuell1
hannahbuell1je citiraoпре 4 године
And although I tried to keep a ring he’d had all his adult life with a phoenix on it, my mom had found and hidden it not long after he died, and I hadn’t seen it since.
hannahbuell1
hannahbuell1je citiraoпре 4 године
Mom had let Dad have his way with a large outline of a phoenix painted directly above my bed for when I started kindergarten, a painting that’s still there today, though Mom constantly threatened to paint over it.
hannahbuell1
hannahbuell1je citiraoпре 4 године
But now, other than precious memories, all I have left of him is his love for the
hannahbuell1
hannahbuell1je citiraoпре 4 године
Every little girl needs a dad like that.
hannahbuell1
hannahbuell1je citiraoпре 4 године
Like I said, my dad was my hero.
hannahbuell1
hannahbuell1je citiraoпре 4 године
Whenever I would get hurt, if he was at work, Mom would make a big show of how she couldn’t make it better, and I’d have to hang on for dear life until Dad got home.
hannahbuell1
hannahbuell1je citiraoпре 4 године
My mom was amazing, but she knew we had a special relationship,
hannahbuell1
hannahbuell1je citiraoпре 4 године
he knew the names of all of my stuffed animals, talked to them like they would respond; and he would always be the one to tell me stories at night.
hannahbuell1
hannahbuell1je citiraoпре 4 године
He’d brave tiaras and boas to have tea parties with me;
hannahbuell1
hannahbuell1je citiraoпре 4 године
but I was his princess,
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