Sneaking Out

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We wait until your parents fall asleep before we clamor out your bedroom window — not quite such a grand gesture in a bungalow, but the feeling, God, the feeling is a low, delicious tingle somewhere just above your tailbone that makes all your hair stand on end and your joints feel just a bit like they’re melting. We’re twelve years old, and we don’t even go anywhere, because that’s not the point, damn it; the…

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Jess (they/she) 🏳️‍🌈 Educator/artist/writer/parent. Under-slept and over-caffeinated. allyourcrookedheart.com 🔜 Fat Craft Zine Vol. III; Fandom for Choice.

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Jess C.

Jess C.

Jess (they/she) 🏳️‍🌈 Educator/artist/writer/parent. Under-slept and over-caffeinated. allyourcrookedheart.com 🔜 Fat Craft Zine Vol. III; Fandom for Choice.