Basement Medicine

Alight

Alight

Rebecca Flieder, Editor in Chief May 3, 2021

My school nurse warmly welcomed me to the office every week or so, handing me an ice or hot pack to soothe some tender joint or muscle. She often asked if I had friends. “Not really,” I’d say, or...

Pb - Au

Pb – Au

Opal Savoy, Web Editor May 3, 2021

It begins with a bloody nose most times. Other times a nail will pop out, or maybe a tooth. Suddenly in agony, I will fall to the ground, sobbing as I pull free clumps of my hair like an irradiated cancer...

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