Haunted (adjective) -Preoccupied with an emotion, memory, or idea; obsessed.
It’s what happens to a man that loses his entire family.
The first years that followed their demise were the worst.
Determined to inflict even a fraction of my pain onto those responsible,
I paid them back the same way they paid me.
I was content to live out my days knowing justice was dealt at my hands.
Consumed with rage.
Obsessed with revenge.
Haunted by regret.
Years later, I take in two boys and suddenly it’s no longer only about me.
That’s where she comes in.
A broken nanny who heals us all.