An Amygdala
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An Amygdala

Life After You

A Short Story

I told all the well-meaning ears and worried eyes that I was alright. I became skilled at saying it. Practiced manifesting a lake- tranquil on the surface. All glitter and grace. I learned to reflect back the blithe demeanor of others.

They called me Poised and Strong and Resilient.

They would tell me that I was still young. I had time. Some even gently patted my…

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an amygdala

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