panties and chubby legs.
“Madeleine, no! Good girls don’t do that!”
“But I need to go potty, mommy!”
“Okay then, we’ll find a bathroom. But pull your dress down first!”
Mira Martin-Parker earned an MFA in creative writing at San Francisco State University. Her work has appeared in various publications, including the Istanbul Literary Review, North Dakota Quarterly, Mythium, and Zyzzyva. Her collection of short stories, The Carpet Merchant’s Daughter, won the 2013 Five [Quarterly] e-chapbook competition.