M.E. in Trouble
"M.E. could see their mouths open but couldn’t hear because of the noise, a snapping noise like when he went swimming and he had to smack his head until his ear popped. He yelled back but they kept waving, waving him away, keeping him on the porch. His stepmother took Lucky by the arm and pushed her into the back seat. Lucky spread out and smiled at M.E. and shook her Barbie at him—all the back seat to herself, no brother poking at her! Then everyone was in the car, and his stepmother’s hair flew out the open window like small hands waving as the car went backward into the street and down the street and away."
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