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Personal Essay | Nourishment

November 21, 2016 // 0 Comments

Early last fall, I lost my appetite. I ate just enough to keep me going. Nothing more, nothing less. After five years of writing a book about food, I stopped eating. While I [...]

A Picnic in Paradise

June 19, 2016 // 0 Comments

Every year, I fail to observe my father’s deathiversary. I am usually reminded of it when my sister tags me in a picture on Facebook. She’s so good. Hawaiian Asian [...]

Personal Essay | Finding Dad by Losing Him

March 28, 2016 // 0 Comments

By L.M. Dalton The pale blue box containing my father’s ashes sits on the credenza in front of my TV. The box contains only half of them, actually. My sister has the rest. [...]

Sometimes, Help is an Eskimo

January 8, 2016 // 0 Comments

Last winter, I took my mother to see a dead body. This is much less “Stand By Me” than it sounds. A friend of hers from church passed away and she wanted to go to the [...]

A Ballad For Reese

June 16, 2015 // 0 Comments

Source: (x) There is a young man sitting on the bench right outside of my dorm that morning, casually sipping a can of coca cola like it’s a martini and looking way too put [...]

The Color Wheel of Grief

March 13, 2015 // 6 Comments

Katie Devine’s writing has appeared on sites including Huffington Post, Role Reboot, XO Jane, Medium, The Manifest-Station and Thought Catalog. She chronicles her travels [...]

Your Body Needs Comfort | True Stories

February 24, 2015 // 0 Comments

Janine Canty’s work has appeared at The Manifest-Station and The Weeklings. She lives in Northern Maine where she is a self proclaimed word geek on a mission to [...]
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