Dōngzhì

Winter feeds on the body, first the ears, then the nose, fingers, toes.

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Mother’s Love

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Welcome to digital purgatory, where the lines between life, death, and what’s in-between blur.

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Just Smile

A bartender educates a patron on why he should never, ever tell a woman to “just smile.”

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Heloise’s mother has a secret locked away. When the strands holding that secret in place start to unravel, Heloise will do anything to stop her life from unraveling with it.

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Bees on the Brain

“Your bees are in my brain, and they sing when I am asleep.” A sad, beautiful story about medical mistreatment, cancer, death, and grief.

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