SURVIVORS
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SURVIVORS

I Ate Fish Food for Breakfast

Our cupboards were empty, and so was my stomach

photo by Ulkar purchased by the author

“We’ll be home with breakfast soon. Just you wait here.”

Mama’s voice sounded as hollow as I felt inside. It had been three days since we’d eaten a meal. I knew she was lying.

“Okay, Mama. I’ll go back to sleep.”

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Toni Tails

Toni Tails

CEO of ToniTails.com | Published Author & Illustrator| Body Positive Graphic Artist | Autism Mama | Survivor of Child Sex Abuse | PTSD ADHD Queer Babe | she/her