Interesting story. This author is talented. He skillfully juxtaposes two situations and events and sets up a surprising ending that, yes, horrifies.
By Henry Black
I always woke up really early in the morning when it was the summer holidays. My mum kicked me out of the house every morning to go and play. I never told her that I didn’t have any friends. The other kids at school picked on me a lot. They said I was weird. They pushed me a lot. One boy, Daniel, steals my packed lunch. I never tell my mum about the other boys bullying me because she worries a lot. I can hear her crying in her bedroom at night. I knew she was sad and didn’t want to make her worse. I tried to just make her happy. Read more at: