Rejected! #1

Posted by on Jul 14, 2015

~~I submitted this years ago to three different publications I think. Only one responded and then they never replied again after numerous attempts at contact. Ive not laid eyes on this since then. Rereading after so many years I can see why some might not take it–especially towards the end where I introduce the ‘man in …

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water

Posted by on Jul 14, 2015

the sound of water is everywhere. it starts in my abdomen, the soft whir of incoming waves building until it crashes into my ears. my hands go to my body and I try to pay attention, try to see the sun from under the waves, but my body relaxes and i sink… *** i went …

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fire

Posted by on Jul 14, 2015

when i was a child, a group of adults made me show them the hair on my back and how far my arms hung down my legs. they marveled at the dark hair that swirled across my neck and back, took eye measurements of my hands to leg ratio. then after discussing it amongst themselves, they …

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