Mary Speaks by Jessica Otto
9:12 PM | Author: Glen Binger
Mary Speaks by Jessica Otto

When I touched my brow to that bloody wood and cried “Praise the
Maker!” the earth opened up and swallowed a passing comet, a multitude
of stars and all that was considered holy. When I told a lie I tasted
the salt of spray that splashed the harbors of Babylon.

Jessica Otto lives in Arkansas, works in a library and writes every time she remembers that she can. She has appeared in Everyday Weirdness,, a handful of stones, Six Sentences and escarp. She enjoys ranting at the world at
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