When her brother was a baby, Ann took his mouth. It started with a slap to the cheek. As she gets older, her lovers always want to know how she did it, pushing her until she shows them. The relationships never last long after that.
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About the AuthorHelena Bell's work has appeared in Clarkesworld, Lightspeed, The Indiana Review, and other journals. She holds MFAs in Fiction and Poetry from North Carolina Stated University and Southern Illinois University in Carbondale respectively.
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