My Danny


He hugged me and told me everything would be alright. I was so used to those words they were like a comfort blanket now. But the thing was, everything wouldn’t be alright. We didn’t have enough money, we didn’t know any of our neighbours, we missed our friends and family more than we first had thought possible. And now there was the new problem. The problem only I knew about. The one I’d have to hide from danny. I needed to call my mom. She was the only one who’d know what to do. He’d try to help, my Danny, if I told him. But I wasn’t brave enough to yet.