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To Be a Woman

To Be a Woman by Theodora Goss To be a woman is to be always holding the tears of others, the fears, the dreams and hopes and desires of others, as a jar holds water. There are days on which … Continue reading

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The Bat-Woman

The Bat-Woman by Theodora Goss She lives in the darkness of the cave. She hangs upside down by her toes, she clutches a fissure in the rock, the long nails of her toes hanging on, the rest of her hanging … Continue reading

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The Kreagra

The Kreagra (Bronze, 450-350 BC) by Theodora Goss In a case in the Museum of Fine Arts in Budapest, there is a kreagra. It looks a bit like the end of a garden rake if its tines resembled the arms … Continue reading

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Easter Monday

Easter Monday by Theodora Goss In the city that has not been bombed, there are people walking. Some of them are clearly lovers, some of them are just as clearly families or friends — you can tell from the way … Continue reading

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The Princess and the Peas

The Princess and the Peas by Theodora Goss It was raining. It had been raining for four days and you were as wet as a wet pig, as your mother would say. Water was dripping from your hair down to … Continue reading

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The Poem

The Poem by Theodora Goss I had my list. At the top it said To Do and the date. It was organized so neatly, with all the items prioritized, with all I had to do presented so clearly, completely. I … Continue reading

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The Life I Wanted

The Life I Wanted by Theodora Goss One day I took the life I wanted and bit into it. It had been sitting in a blue ceramic bowl of other lives, some red, some yellow, some green — I thought … Continue reading

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