All the Ways He Won’t Die
“Someday he’ll meet a fate I didn’t think of, and that will be my fault, too.”
Here is how it won’t happen:
stay back ma’am
If on a Winter’s Night a Traveler.
Jess Zimmerman is the author of Women and Other Monsters and an editor at Quirk Books. Her essays and opinion writing have appeared in the Guardian, the New Republic, Slate, Hazlitt, Catapult, and others.
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