Talking to Your Kids About Astronomical Phenomena
My daughter was fearless about the near-earth object. “It’s just ice and sky dust,” she told me when I asked if she felt afraid.
Shayne Terry's fiction has appeared in American Chordata, Vol. 1 Brooklyn, Wigleaf, and elsewhere and has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize.
Born and raised in northern Illinois, she is currently based in Brooklyn.
Find her on Twitter and Instagram @shaynester and read more of her work at shayneterry.com.
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