“Suburban Morning” By Marianna Boncek

I knew Lucas would be the most difficult of all my children. He’s eleven now and almost as tall as I am. When he went through a growth spurt, I knew I’d have to do something soon because he’d be bigger than me and totally unmanageable. It took me a long time to figure it …

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“To My 9-Year-Old Self” By Shenali Wijesinghe

I remember you dancing. a tangle of slender limbs twisting and curving— the melody swirling out of idle heart strings eyes closed succumbing wild fantasies. I still dance. I'm dancing on shattered glass as I let it cut my soul and I bleed the rain that falls from these skies. I remember you, scribbling on …

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