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January 2016 vol 11 no 4

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Lynne Rees

First Person

When she finishes writing her Book of Scary Stories, I help her list the contents, number the pages, compile her biography for the back cover.

The author lives in London, I prompt. She has a cat called Pi. She likes…? And I like Tae Kwondo and gymnastics, she says. My best friends are . . .

At nine she is still the centre of her own universe, family and friends orbiting. Life spins within her reach; the unconquerable ‘I’, clear, beyond doubt.

tinted mirror
what I think
I believe

‘tinted mirror’ was first published by tiny words 13.2.