Category: Issue 166

The Sisterhood: Fiction

By Emily Belanger I need dough collapsing between my fingers. I need to feel it shrivel under one jab. When the dough rises and paunches over the sides of the bowl, when it arches in a hopeful mound—then my fist will descend, squishing out the air. These days I’m not sure anything or anyone deserves …

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A Double Theft

By L. Hadley Dream 1   I have two kids. Or maybe three. Yes, I think it’s three; it just sometimes seems like two. They are very intelligent children. And young. The eldest is only eleven. They are horrible. I feed them, clothe them, keep them clean. Help them with their ABC’s. Read to them. …

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