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Archive for March, 2012

A Family Tale

Monday, March 26th, 2012

by Ryan Rubai

When we were younger, our mother would try to smother us with our pillows. She pushed and pushed until to the point of suffocation when she let up. We would laugh and say silly mother, silly mother in a singsong voice.… Keep reading...

The Burden of Gender

Monday, March 26th, 2012

by Abha Iyengar

Maruta awoke with a feeling of heaviness, the heaviness of her uterus pushing her down. She wanted to go to the river and drown, to let herself sink to the bottom and be gone forever. But The Eye was watching her, she felt him probe her back.… Keep reading...

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