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It’s acorn season in animal crossing and now what? by Emrhys Ma

I still have all these sea shells in my pockets,

like the ocean signed my yearbook and told me to have a good

everything. Everything is flat here, the stairs never hurt because

my knees aren’t real. Just cartoon expressions of surprise

that end in five seconds, hearts flying from my forehead,

I never need anything for the pain, just pine cones

for my front door.


Emrhys Ma (they/them) is a non-binary disabled parent who spends too much time online. You can find evidence of this on Twitter and Instagram at @em_cee_ma. They also review children’s literature and media at

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