"You need to be trying to get an education because your looks ain't gonna get you paid. 'Cause you're not that cute. And your hair is uneven. You look dusty."
I told her that you were asleep, but that one day, you’d wake up and come back to her. And she asked me, “If Mommy’s been asleep since I was born, then how will she know what I look like?” To which I replied, “Because… Mommy’s been dreaming of you.”