Stories tagged girls

A Kids' Guide to the Art of the Grift

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“We must never forget that we are children, and as children we dream, and when we dream, we dream of candy."

Notes on a Travel Story

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150,000,000 dead Siberian mammoths undressed by snowmelt

The Girls & Boys Club

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She says: Princessing is not a process. I have skirts to be lifted.

The Ache of Logic

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There is a the reason for the theft of people and the melting of gold

Things I Have Done Instead of Celebrating Chocolate-Egg Day

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Read that bit in Alice about the mock turtle soup

The Devil's Advocate

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Still, the demand for virgins appears to be huge.

Madi's Love

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The depth of her love for Briana could only be heard on the 80’s ballads station fumbling from the stereo in Madi’s car, awkward, just like her smile.

Sleep Music, No. 1

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Now they are sleeping in a poppy field, sun-drenched warm afternoon girls lying on their stomachs and sides, faces in flowers, and flowers blowing, blowing. If this afternoon were every afternoon, the world would be cured.

Beach Tale

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I should have worn shorts.

Where's My Label Maker?

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Flamboozled in the Beak

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I was looking for an inn to get a cup of calf soup before jacking ribs at the mutton joint. Feng calls, running numbers on an engine zone out in the valley.

E Mail From The Road

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. The whole place reeks of buttered popcorn, gasoline, grease and B.O. and I don't have much of an appetite.

A Little Piece of Humanity

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It wasn't meant to happen like this— the shutter, the feeling of breathlessness when he touched her shoulder, even after he had pointed out all of the things she had done incorrectly throughout the day. They had been married for five years in February, and as…


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"You gonna be old before you're old," my father had told her.

Filtering Grace

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...She was my first, my only, she broke me in then brought me down. Alone now, I cycle through hundreds of variations of her image like a flip book narrating some abstract story. That’s all she is now to me, an incoherent melange of tints, saturations, an