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Tears of a Motherless Child: Trans Flash Fiction

Processing: we didn’t know what else to say.

A close-up shot of a tarmac at an airport.
Image Credit: Zian Fzr, Unsplash

Acrid steps off the plane expecting to see our mom. Our approach to staying alive has always been collaborative.

We rub our sweaty palms together and watch the tarmac slowly empty out. Other kids run into the arms of their moms, rekindle relationships lost for months at a time…

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Hi, I’m Oak. It’s nice to meet you. Let’s talk gender. Find me at theoaknotes@gmail.com. Words: Jessica Kingsley Publishers, Psychology Today.