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on: June 26, 2022, 04:57:30 AM
PseudoPod 809 : A Pearl as Red as Sin

Author: R.A. Busby
Narrator: Lois Tate
Host: Kaitlyn Zivanovich
Audio Producer: Chelsea Davis

“A Pearl as Red as Sin” originally appeared as “Baby” to open the anthology Good Southern Witches

 The baby bit hard into my flesh and held there.

It dug into the left side of my womb with a pinprick pinch, sharp and determined. Lying in bed, cheek hot against the old pillowcase redolent of hair and bleach, I imagined the embryo floating through a warm-wet universe, a creature small as a salmon’s egg with tiny biting jaws that tore into the dark walls of my flesh and ate itself a cave to grow inside.

It nestled there, a pearl as red as sin.

But whose?

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