The innocence of children is lost on the children
In Broken, Jasmine, a foster child, prepares for a special day.
We may dream of childhood as a state of joy and innocence, but children inhabit the same world adults do. In this series of short stories, Maya Goode explores childhood with an unfiltered lens. From abuse, mental illness and suicide to first love and unending compassion.
This is a short story of 3,300 words.