By Patti Kim
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As I watched Laurie get up from her seat to wash the blackboard, I told myself that tonight's rice had to be perfect. When I flattened my hand into the water, it had to cover all my fmgers and its surface had to meet the center of my knuckles. The water had to end at the center of my knuckles. Laurie placed the wet sponge underneath the green cardboard strip of the alphabet that was taped above the board and smoothed it down while gently squeezing out the water. She was underneath the letter D.
On the television set was a framed photograph of Boris's father. He was smiling and waving, hello or good-bye, from the driver's seat of a truck. Poor Boris and his mother were still waiting for him to drive the truck back to Arlington from somewhere in Texas. I told Boris's mother I needed to eat by the window because my mother was coming soon to get me. Boris told her we were moving to Hawaii. She did not believe me; nevertheless, she smiled and said that Hawaii was a beautiful place, and I was a lucky girl.
He makes me pretend a tummyache so he can kneel at the side of my bed and stroke it with his big dry hand. When he says I ate too much or that the bean sprouts didn't taste right or that the apple had a worm in it, I know it's time to get into bed with only my underwear on so he can rub my tummy easily until it's feeling well again. He feels all right about touching my tummy when he thinks he's making the hurt go away. I keep my eyes closed and pretend I'm asleep. Rubbing my tummy to make the ache go away, it's all right.
A Cab Called Reliable: A Novel by Patti Kim