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A page from a yearly calendar

Every Year

By Hannah Meade My fiancé, Brian, died exactly five years ago today. Five whole years have already passed and still, I feel the heart-wrenching sadness I felt on the day he died. I find myself snuggling back up in my grey sheets, wanting a few more minutes of peace before…

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Maureen Describing the Welcome Back Party to Her Therapist

by Marc Tretin Because the cake they bought for me had two breasts with cherry nipples, I felt understood by my staff. I was really impressed with its icing, “Welcome Back to Girlhood, And Fuck This Job’s Cheap Health Insurance.” I put two party balloons under my blouse then popped…

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Maureen Speaks to Her Therapist about Returning to Work

by Marc Tretin I won’t get tattooed nipples. The insurance will not pay to move my ass to my chest. At my office I’ll make a flat appearance. They will think I’m brave, they’ll be impressed. I’d play my loss lightly with a feminist twist. Though women lose more body…

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