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  • Writer's pictureJada Anderson

what my mother taught me

my mother

taught me

how to swallow a knife

and smile

and pretend

it isn’t

cutting my throat


that is

how her mother

taught her

to survive.

Edited by: Ava Emilione

Cover Photo: Jada Anderson

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