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“9-11” by Mary Kathryn Burke, NYC

“9-11” by Mary Kathryn Burke, NYC

topic: 9/11 medium: TEXT as submitted for the “9/11” Open Call I was praying. In earnest. The Europeans all do this gap-year thing and I was giving it a whirl. But I’m a New Yorker who rarely left the island Manhattan. And now here I was on the Emerald Isle—when […]

“Gossip” by Mary Kathryn Burke, NYC

topic: GOSSIP medium: TEXT I pray to whatever God exists that for one tenth. Of one second. Of my future. I will feel…about my future husband… the way I felt about Alex Giovanni. For all of freshman year. For all of sophomore year. For all of – I was convinced […]

“The Tiniest Sponge” by Mary Kathryn Burke, NYC

topic: MONEY medium: TEXT So it’s the summer before my senior year of college, and I’m sleeping in the third bottom shelf of a triplex bunk bed in a hostel in Newquay, England. A smell keeps waking me up in my BARRACKS of a room. Each room is surfer-themed. Mine […]