Cover Photo: A plastic cross-section of teeth in the jaw, the kind used by dentists to demonstrate dental surgery
Photograph by Jonathan Borba/Unsplash

The Third Root

As the dentist works, her giant belly touches my arm and my head, and I think the baby kicks me.


Molly Edmonds is a writer from North Carolina. She received her MFA in fiction from North Carolina State University. Her work has been featured in Slate, American Literary Review, and Grist Online.