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Malnutrition’s Martyr

She had preferred it when her table was simply empty. An empty table could some day be filled.

What could you do with a table once it had become a grave?

Stilling her only child’s dying spasms, she emptied herself of tears, filling the empty places with resentment, determination, revolution.


This story is based on a title suggested by Ryan Culley-Waters.