Stories tagged “Miscarriage”

  • My Name is Not Synonymous With the Goddamned Situation in Africa

    I am the first child my mother cradled in her arms and loved unconditionally; the first to accept the warmth of her bosom, and depended on it for sustenance; the only creature that would endlessly need her. I wouldn’t be the last child, but I was...

  • Rotting Food

    Hickory smoked sausage and orange peels, all rotting on the dirty floor. She sat in the rocking chair and saw the mess. Pick up the floor, she told the little girl. And her seed died just then. Big swollen belly stretched as far as it could till the Go...