September 11, 2001 by Joy Neal Kidney

September 11, 2001 September 11, 2001. An email from Jorja alerted me to the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center. I turned on TV and watched in horror, with a heating pad against my right side. Shingles. The doctor didn’t change his mind when I informed him that I wasn’t old enough for shingles. […]

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Mechanics by Reena Saxena

Mechanics “These are not weeds, but garlands woven by time on your existence.” It is my tenth day in the seniors’ home. I’m doing a survey for my thesis on speed of social change. I gather distilled wisdom, but the context has changed. They are unable to build a relevance for themselves in new frameworks. […]

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