Browsing the "Fear" Tag

No Relief

May 13th, 2024 | by Elizabeth Jarrett Andrew

You perched on the toilet, feet dangling, hands clutching the seat, and pleaded with me, “Don’t flush don’t flush don’t flush.”


We Owned the Night

January 4th, 2023 | by Bridey Thelen-Heidel

Those who know me recognize my smile is too tight, not nearly enough teeth showing. I’m faking it because the


In Search of Sense

June 9th, 2022 | by Jamie Asaye FitzGerald

I kiss my children, not once, but as many times as I can before they pull away


Your Mother Is Brave

July 23rd, 2020 | by Edvige Giunta

At seventeen I defied the fascist youth on the streets of Catania, brandishing a piece of paper. I left home, country, language, family.


Sleepwalking

July 14th, 2020 | by Allison Fagan

You have to wait for them to break the surface on their own; no use trying to reach down to pull them up


Breathe, Memory

April 16th, 2020 | by Sacha Mardou

There's a meditation I keep returning to... and for me, it's always this day, the day my daughter was born



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