Gaza, Scissored

A creative anthropomorphic rendition of current events

Paroma Sen
May 29 · 6 min read
Image by Ylanite Koppens from Pixabay

Hello there! My name is Sizzy, and I am a pair of scissors.

I came into the world ten years ago, and my first home was with a sweet family. Their little girl, Maya, was the one who named me. When her mother was trying to teach her the word ‘scissors’, pointing at me, she threw up her hands with a shout. “Sizzy,” she…