In the Absence of Your Father

I – Scratch & Whip Your father taught you how to overcome boredom by taking you to the racetrack. On those long Sunday afternoons you and your younger brother yelled at each other in the backseat of your father’s brown Hyundai. The car parked in the shadiest spot on the lot with the windows cracked enough the smell of horses and popcorn wafted in on the breeze. He often promised to return after ten minutes but usually disappeared for half … Continue reading In the Absence of Your Father