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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 was unfortunate by the circumstances of her life, which in turn had also made her ...

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 kill the cats. I just had to hand them over to the person who would ...

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 least 100m in length, and is a sea filled with legs and arms and branches ...

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 hands for balance. “Go play,” her mother’s face was a wilted jack-o-lantern, drawn inward since early ...

Novelty Fades

1978 When Elise couldn't sleep, she carefully manipulated her grandmother's floorboards, keeping in mind which one creaked the most as if she were traversing a minefield. She threw a winter coat over her nightgown and went walking under the sky of ...