The hearts of these boys remained hidden. It was as if they walked in costumes, played their parts, and kept their distance.
Coming of Age by Anna Sublet
Teenage years were interesting for me, as the only girl in a neighbourhood full of boys. But when the boys from the other side of the tracks crossed the line, I had a rude awakening to the threats existing beyond the home zone. ‘Smile!’
Anna Sublet is a curious reader and an undercover scribbler. She is slowly coming out from behind the fences.
Memoria is written, produced, edited and presented by Nat V.
Anna Sublet’s short story, Coming of Age, is performed by Anna. Story is edited by Nat V.
Music in this episode is by Blue Dot Sessions, “When in the West” and “Lamplist”.
Illustrations by Peta Manning. Her book, See Me Doodle, is out now.
Sound effects used in this episode by:
Cicadas in Melbourne by dr19, Car Passing By by audio_stock, Outside Atmos at Night (Crickets and Dogs) by Jeanet_Henning, Fluorescent Lightbulb Hum by ftpalad, Door opening and closing 2 by JakLocke, melbMetro by polymorpheva, 00512 male group laugh 2 by Robinhood76, Train Pass by by OroborosNZ, Bike Pedal and Chain by JZProductions