Posts Tagged: the kiss

The Saturday Rumpus Essay: Fairy Tales, Trauma, Writing into Dissociation


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A Circus, a Kiss


The circus was small, a little tent in the center of a field, but of course we didn’t know it was small, we didn’t know there were bigger circuses in other places. We didn’t even know there were other places.

As part of Guernica’s bimonthly series “The Kiss,” graphic novelist Kristen Radtke has an illustrated story about a visit to the circus when she was a kid.