Mother/Daughter Relationships

The Last Time I Cursed at Mom

By: Leah Vernon

Word Count: 1057

Synopsis: The Last Time I Cursed at Mom is a short nonfiction piece about the first time I swore at my mother during a very difficult time in our relationship.     

The Last Time I Cursed at Mom  


She sat on the edge of her bed, appearing calm yet challenged by her teenage daughter. I knew that she knew exactly what the deal was. Mom was tall with long legs and wide hips, the kind of woman that can rock a dress and take your man yet get underneath a car and fix the engine. She was loyal yet sneaky and would attack physically if threatened. And I wasn’t trying to get into a fight that night so I kept it cool despite my prior plan to rip her ass.

“Mom, my phone is off.” I tested the waters. See what she was going to say first.  

“Oh,” she said nonchalantly, flipping her thick hair over her shoulder. “I turned that off.”


In order to read the rest of this story, you can click >>>here<<< to go to my 'Buy a Story' page. This story is only $2.99. Support your fellow artist and writer. All proceeds will go to my self-publish book fund.