• Uncategorized

    Arabesque – Colin Mulhern

    “Be the best.  It was a philosophy her dad had taught her. Her mother might have been content that amy was healthy, happy, comfortable and doing well, but there were occasions when her dad would check that they were alone and quietly say, ‘Sometimes, Amy, there’s no prize for second place. Do you know what I mean?’” Mia and Amy are gymnastics partners; in training together for many years, the two have become best friends. Amy’s on the road to Olympic glory but missed out by a few months for the most recent competition. She has always been told to be the best by her father, who loves her but is never home. So…