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The Meaning of a Shriek

Our house was seventies suburban, solid hardwood floors but with drywall so thin I once punched a dent in it during an uninspired attempt to show my dad a bit of emotion. 737 fler ord



Step, step, step, torque. I twist my torso, a jerking motion, hoping for a violent stretch. Looking for a pop. A release, like a knuckle crack, like that crunching sound Eli makes with his neck when he drops his head to the side. 895 fler ord


I Think She'd Be Proud

When I was growing up as a young girl with Tourette Syndrome I often wondered why I was the only person like me. Why did I have this huge family but yet, I was still the only person who couldn’t control their own body? 826 fler ord