GOOSEBERRY PIE LIT MAGAZINE

Stories

Green Thumb

Photo by Md Shairaf on Unsplash by Sally Simon Ever since Martha killed her asparagus fern, she’s been buying new plants: a trio of succulents sit above the

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Warning

Photo by Edwin Hooper on Unsplash by Claudia Monpere He never thought of jumping off the roof in his Superman cape until his mother warned him not to.

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Lost And Found

Photo by Dorrell Tibbs on Unsplash by Claudia Monpere Stunned by the inheritance, she wondered: new kitchen or new face? She hated this dark kitchen, its stained linoleum

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Clam

Photo by Johnny McClung on Unsplash by Alison Wassell They call her Clam and the name sticks, like a mollusc to a rock. Seldom speaking, seldom smiling, Clam

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Muddy Embarrassments 

Photo by Joanna Kosinska on Unsplash by Sudha Balagopal The cafe declares they use brown sugar, nothing polished or artificial. I tell the owner their tea tastes like it’s

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What Must Remain Unseen

Photo by Aditya Romansa on Unsplash by Sudha Balagopal My son’s born without skin over his chest—lungs, heart, exposed. Whispers float about the inside, outside.  As his lungs balloon

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Twin Brother And Sister

Photo by Tom Strecker on Unsplash by Sara Siddiqui Chansarkar My twin brother grew light-skinned like the milk he sucked from Ma’s breast and I, brown like the

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Carrying On

Photo by ketut pexels.com by Kathryn Silver-Hajo My adventure-ready carry-on is midway to the overhead when this guy offers to hoist it up. You’re a prince, I

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