Enough for a Girl

I have 79.1 years promised to me, that’s the life expectancy they gave to girls born in 1996 like I was, which is longer than a mayfly gets, and a lot shorter than the life span of an Arctic whale, but enough for a girl, don’t you think. So many of those 79.1 years areContinue reading “Enough for a Girl”

The corners of her name

… That’s Jane, and she’s polite and she fits right into the corners of her name, and it isn’t my name. It isn’t my name. I want my name back. I want the news stories to say that Alice Liddell was a girl who lived in New York City, and she was just starting toContinue reading “The corners of her name”