Author: Meghan Dairaghi

Learning to Cry

Issue 10 | Summer 2023 |

    Kate is learning how to cry. Her teacher, a bald man with skinny fingers, says, “Think of every sad thing that’s ever happened to you.” He stands close enough that she smells the peppermint on his breath. Her mouth waters. Kate is in front of class, her damp back against the green room …