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“Imposter” by Alixa Brobbey

You carry yourself like a leftover meal, your back an arched rib bone. You think yourself alone in doubts, alone in the way your arteries stretch your yearnings...

“What They Taught Me” by Lisa Poulson

His eyelashes. They were the only part of his bashed-up face that I recognized. Careful to avoid the IVs, I reached for his hand....

“Retreating” by Laurel Thatcher Ulrich

I don’t know why it took me so long to consult the paper. I knew in my bones that our gatherings had produced our projects, rather than vice versa.

“A Tale of Ghostly Hauntings & Tiger Dreams” by Judy Ou

During the seventh month of the lunar calendar, the hungry ghosts descend upon Taiwan. Howling and lonely, they burst from the underworld to flood...

“Interwoven” by Melissa-Malcolm King

My braids intertwine with my ancestors’ spirits from around the world, enlightening my pathway, telling my people’s story: a roadmap of my heart starting...

“Katherina Magdelena” by Millie Tullis

Katherina Magdelena, a pioneer who married her stepfather at fifteen & died from childbirth at seventeen I keep trying to write my way to you...

“The Box” by Julie Tuovi

Today  My darling daughter,  It’s been nearly five years. And yet, I find myself—standing here on the eve of your birth—in complete shock that yet another...

“History” by Carrel Hilton Sheldon

Published in Exponent II, Volume 22, Number 4, Summer 1999 From Carrell Hilton Sheldon, Arlington, Massachusetts You might not expect the women’s movement to have had...
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