The actions of a protective sister doom her when she stabs her mother. Serving time in a young offender’s institute, Lily’s vulnerability is exploited by her English teacher. As each day passes, filled with longing to be with her little sister, Lily’s rage grows. Her haunting words echo the female voices who have been wronged and dared to dream. Lily's brutal and poetic prose communicates rage and rapture, wounds and wants when familial and social connections are fatally ruptured. An unforgettable character from the novel Willow Weeps, this is a collection of short reads with some exclusive new additions.