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“My Sister’s Omen” by Kristi DeMeester

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Her sister is the first to bleed - stigmata, her mother calls it. She feels it should have been her first, not her sister. As young girls, they whispered together in bed, anticipating the arrival of the bleeding. The old women come in their dark veils, day after day, and she wonders what it is they do with her sister, what secrets she is yet to discover.

My Sister's Omen

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About the Author
Kristi DeMeester received her M.A. in Creative Writing from Kennesaw State University in 2011. Since then, her work has appeared or is forthcoming in publications such as Black Static, Apex Magazine, Year's Best Weird Fiction Volumes 1 and 3, and others. Her debut novel, Beneath, is forthcoming from Word Horde in spring 2017. In her spare time, she alternates between telling people how to pronounce her last name and how to spell her first.
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