Another story done well by Kim Knight and Didi Oviatt!
18+ Reading! Adult Content Alert.
Author One Scene One
The voice is a blend of husky and shrill, like nails on a chalkboard. Alice cringes at the sound of it.
“Alice.” It repeats. “You better answer me, dammit!”
The rickety steel framed bed creaks as Alice rolls onto her side. She’s cradled by the dip in the overly used and extremely stained mattress, that she’s been sleeping on for nearly twenty years. The same bed she slept in as a toddler. A waft of her uncleansed flesh floats into the air with her movements. The sour pinch of the smell wins its competition with the week old garbage pile to her side. Alice mozies to the window of her bedroom to let some breeze in, as she listens to her crippled father’s voice. She knows full well what’s coming.
“My babies are starvin’, get yer…
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