Nora Anthony is a writer who uses fantastical worlds as reflections of the black identity. She holds an MFA in Creative Writing from the Stonecoast MFA Program and has had work featured in Black Girl Magic Literary Magazine, Black Girl Nerds, and Black Power: A Superhero Anthology. You can read her blog at www.noraanthony.wordpress.com.
“Ask me something only I would know.”
You say this to your wife because you know you’re human. You can feel it in the familiar ache in your back, and the fear writhing in your guts. You feel it in the cold seeping into your bare feet from the kitchen floor. You know you’re real because you remember.
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