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Fighting, Chapter 1.1Julie
I awoke with a funny feeling inside me; it'd been three months since we've been together. I knew I had to see him again, just to be with him. But he was off, fighting for this land we call home. I close my eyes and reflect on our last few months together; every kiss, every hug, every smile, every laugh, every touch.
Rushing to the bathroom, I'm vomiting like crazy. When I stop, I stand to wipe my mouth with the closest thing I can find, taking a drink of water from the bathroom sink. I stop to look at myself in the mirror, admiring the glow I suddenly have. When did I get that? I think to myself, staring at my reflection.
It hits me then, I'm pregnant.
Heading back to our room, I go to lay down on our empty but yet very lonely bed. I reach for my phone, wondering what the time is. It doesn't seem like its 10:45 I think to myself. I lay there and stare at the ceiling for a few minutes before standing to get dressed and take care of the animals on the farm. It's an early but contin
Genghis Whenever we were bad my mother used to take us to the mall to see Genghis Kahn. They kept him in a dusty diorama of a Mongolian steppe, all tall grass and yurts. He sat on a throne of bone (well, plastic shaped like bone), scowling in incomprehension at the American kids who flocked around him like startled lemmings. My mother would usually push us toward him, saying things like “Tell him what you did to your father’s stamp collection.” Genghis would give a grunt, spit a wad of phlegm onto the tall grass, and give us a wizened, wrinkled grimace, as if he had to go to the bathroom.
He terrified me.
My brother couldn’t get enough of him.
When my brother got caught in my mother’s evening dress, my mother grabbed us both and dragged us to Genghis. It was a slow day, and we were the only kids crowding him. “Tell him what you did,” my mother hissed a
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