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Woe is Gert: The Little Girl at a Party She Already Hates

Gert never wanted to go to her cousin’s stupid party where she doesn’t even know anyone! But a conversation with Uncle Terry reveals the truth about adults.

Jessica Dunton Fidalgo
August 10, 2020
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POETRY: The Rescue

You’ve been waiting for the rescue, but who will come for you? Who will come find you when you’re lost and need to be found?

Heather Shaff
July 13, 2020
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At the End—A Walk in the Park

What waits for us at the end of our lives? It might be scary, or it might be sweet release, but either way, it comes for all of us.

Ariel Cross
July 13, 2020
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POETRY: In Ordinary Time

Just an ordinary day in an ordinary time. What does it feel like when you hit the moment of true awakening? How do you know what’s real?

Heather Shaff
July 10, 2020
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Dear Pythia: I’m Hamstrung by My Girlfriend’s Hamster

What do you do when your girlfriend requires you to respect her hamster, Professor Ducksauce, as if he were a real Ph.D.? Pythia has answers.

Dear Pythia
July 9, 2020
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A Day in the Life of a Bedside Massager

This bedside massager is tired of being stuck in a drawer all day, just waiting for its moment to shine. It aspires to be more.

John Papageorgiou
July 8, 2020
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{Mixed Metaphor}: What the Duck?

What do you get when you cross a giant duck with an English major? As it turns out, there’s a punchline, even if no one is joking.

Sarah Razner
July 6, 2020
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The One-Way Mirror: Love, Loss, and Letting Go

It’s hard to watch a grieving family cope with loss. It’s particularly hard when you’re looking in because they’re grieving you.

Sarah Razner
July 1, 2020
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POETRY: The Conversation

You know how much things can change from just one conversation? This is that moment.

Heather Shaff
June 29, 2020
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