The Memoirist
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The Memoirist


I Performed For Cheap, Nasty Men in the Back of a Dirty Caravan

And then some bloke sold the tapes out of the back of his truck

It started out innocently enough…

I met Tristan because I worked with his much younger live-in girlfriend, Marla, at a cafe. Marla was maybe two years younger than…



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MaryClare StFrancis, M.A.

She/her. I write memoirs, feature articles, essays, poetry, and more. I aim to humanize troubled people through my own stories.