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As a Child

by Kristine Ong Muslim

Issue 0 :: Spring 2007 (poetry)

Before we read his name
in the headlines and before
half of the jury cried when
his only surviving victim
was put on the stand and before
he was electrocuted so we could
forget about how he had used his hands,


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"As a Child" is roughly 300 words.

Kristine Ong Muslim has more than three hundred stories and poems published/forthcoming in genre and mainstream publications, which include Adbusters, Aoife’s Kiss, Dark Recesses, Dark Wisdom, Electric Velocipede, Grendelsong, Star*Line, Surreal Magazine, and The Pedestal Magazine. Her publication credits are listed at….