Insufficient Funds, But Plenty of Tooth and Feather
An ATM refuses to dispense money to a person considering suicide.
Haven’t you seen money befor
This isn’t moneyThis isn’t money, .
It’s so soft, sometimes money is so soft.
Kate Barss is a writer living in Toronto. Her work has appeared in Tin House, Catapult, The Hairpin, The Awl and others. She has been shortlisted for prizes in Room Magazine, Prism International, Event Magazine and others. One of her stories appeared on Wigleaf's List of Top 50 Short Fictions of 2018. She has been the recipient of literary grants from the Canada Council for the Arts, the Ontario Arts Council and the Toronto Arts Council.
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