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Parental relationships are complex. The viewpoint of a parent is often difficult to portray in a believable and valuable way, at least for mothers. I can only speak for mothers because I am one, and I know how complicated it can be to express the feelings and experiences in a way that rings true for the reader. While this short story bears no similarity to situations I’ve personally faced, I think the author did an extraordinary job of capturing the mother’s truth.

The Accident,” by Shawna Mayer, published in the Journal of Microliterature

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