The Shut-In | Erica Kent
Reduction | Danielle Joffe
I present my naked 34-DD breasts to eight male medical students in crisp white coats who scribble notes on their clipboards at NYU Langone Hospital. I might try to flirt with them if I wasn’t perched on the edge of a hospital bed with my dressing gown pulled down to my waist.
I am still flat-chested … Read more
My New York Accent | Anne Myles
My New York Accent
Was evident on my voicemail, my friend said, and though she swore she was fond of it I recorded the greeting again and again until it no longer said seven oh nine faw. I think.
My New York accent makes my insides clench a little when I’m reading aloud and see a danger word approaching. Wawl, tawl, smawl. But there are others I don’t even hear. I have to kind of dissociate and not think about it.
Not think about what my … Read more