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My childhood bedroom

My parents decided not to replace our bedroom carpet until my sister and I had stopped spitting up and pissing in corners. The carpet was an ugly grey and black, not the kind of thing you usually see in a … Continue reading

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Marigold, Marie-Louise and Vera

The peaches in the slice of pie I ate this evening were the color of marigolds. Seeing them prompted me to think of a doll I once owned. She was tall–at least 2 foot 6 inches–and slim. Her cheeks were like apricots, … Continue reading

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