"So Random"


"Conchita" He looked at me and made it feel like this was a real serious moment, and he said, "You know better, right? You will not go to fast. You are a smart girl."

Once when Papi and I were waiting for the bus after he took me shopping on Elmwood for a new purse for my birthday, we were sitting on bench. I remember Papi looked so old at that moment, and for a second I thought he might be having a heart attack or some gas or something because his face screwed up all weird.

One day we came home and Daddy was gone, too. He left us a note and Mama said it was for the best. He just up and left. There weren't no reason for it. It was just out of the blue.

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