My Sister was a Bike Ramp

And I paid the price

illustration by author

For a brief time, a shining time, I was greater than my older brother.

It happened as soon as dad removed the training wheels from Joe’s bike and left mine in place. I couldn’t believe the drop in Joe’s skill level. It’s like God decided to love me by reaching down and de-evolving my brother.



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Daniel Williams

Daniel Williams

A poverty-stricken, soft Batman by night. Illustrator and writing teacher by day. Previously: McSweeney’s, Slackjaw.