Monthly Archives: June 2013

WISE.

by David D. Horowitz   “He seemed like a nice boy, although he kept to himself. But I didn’t think he’d do this…” No, the assistant principal did not know the student planned to change his name from “William” to “Killiam,” … Continue reading

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Crawl.

by Kelsey Liu   Silvia crawls out from under the bed and stretches her newborn arms, creaseless and soft at the elbows, milky and sour to her sandpaper tongue. Her fingers, pink without nails, brush the walls on either side … Continue reading

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A Midwife’s Insurance.

by Elizabeth Jarrett Andrew That February a Minneapolis midwife got busted.  Maryann, my old mentor, called with the news.  “Undercover agents, a forced entry.  Held her thirteen-year-old daughter at gunpoint, ransacked her office, took her computer, everything.  She’s out on … Continue reading

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