Author: Claudia Lundahl

Carrie (Carrie Mae Weems)

Bloom

It has been three years. She knows she is not dying. She is freeing herself from the confines of being human, from dragging around the

Medusa Reflects

Hear me young women and heed my tale. There were once three sisters. Beautiful. Carefree. Made ugly. Turned into Gorgons who froze men’s souls. Of

A Present To Herself

One day, Mercedes Bernal went to work in a three-piece suit, carrying a long umbrella. A big orchid bloomed from her buttonhole; a thin mustache

How We Were Born

There’s a myth in my family about the woman who was so fed up with her pregnancy, she forced her body into labor. She was

After Hours

Aimee did not intend to stalk her therapist. It happened, as these things do, somewhat naturally. One day she was taking a walk in her

Millennial

There once was a poor old woman that lived in the foothills of Green Valley. She was not poor in the financial sense. Rather, she

Killing Cats

 It was raining the morning I woke up remembering that I was supposed to kill the cats. Well, in fact, I didn’t really have to

La Mer

When they finally arrive at the swimming competition, the daughter’s hands are melting and the mother’s eyes are burning. The pool is too large, at

Left Out

Bebe Cohen was ushered out of the screen door, held open by her mother, and climbed down two high steps to the backyard using her

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