I woke up thrilled that morning because I knew it was my last day there. I looked at my suitcase which had been packed days before, giddy with anticipation. I looked in the mirror and was frowning at the small stain on my favourite frock when Sr. Ann called out, “Sue..hurry down! They’re here!”
Suddenly, the excitement faded and panic set in. I worried they no longer wanted me. I went down hesitantly but when my mother saw me, she ran to me and she enveloped me in a tight hug.
I breathed a sigh of relief…finally I would belong….
Written for Write Tribes 100 Words on Saturday.