“So, provided that Bea—who was thirteen years old but still okay with being my babysitter because of the power it gave her—was willing to spend the day outside, I was free to spend hours on the beach looking for mermaids.”
“But sometimes I imagine that there’s more to me than what the reader sees, that I don’t just fade away when the protagonist isn’t around. Sometimes, when everything’s quiet and colorless, I make up my story.”
“I have seen the future and what it holds for the women of the world.”
An open letter from Miriam the Prophet to G-d, after He struck her with leprosy in Numbers 12:10
Published in Tell Magazine, an online feminist creative journal.
Featured and reviewed on Tell Magazine‘s Facebook page.
“She scrutinized her underwear for a few seconds before sliding her clothes back to their usual location.”