On your Birthday…

On your birthday, when your younger, you always get calls from older relatives wanting to wish you a happy birthday. These awkward conversations with people who feel obligated to catch up once a year were not something I looked forward to. I only wanted to get back to the celebrations – about me.

Yesterday my younger sister turned eight hundreds of miles away from me. I told her I missed her while she made faces with her friend in the video chat window. I forced a smile and told her I lover her and I had to go eat dinner. But I really hung up because I realised I had become one of those calls.



Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

Create a website or blog at WordPress.com

Up ↑

%d bloggers like this: