Posts Tagged: brain cancer

Internal Combustion

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I start talking late, making word-sounds with my throat long before I open my mouth. When my lips and tongue begin to unfreeze, the progression of brain cancer locks my grandfather’s jaw in place. ...more

Weekend Rumpus Roundup

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The weekend is over, but the Rumpus features remain.

Another installation of Yumi and Everyone We Know about fire tigers (they only burn you alive if you forget to offer them candy).

And a Sunday Rumpus essay called “On Color, Brain Cancer, and the Possibility That I Am Already Dead,” about, well, color, brain cancer, and the possibility that we are already dead:

Now, though, I am forced to this appalling conclusion.

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