Gingerbread House Lit Mag


Basile. Perrault.
The Grimm boys,
with their heavy sideburns.
The author is irrelevant:
in every version, it is all about her.

The fairy,
did not have the heart
to tell the soot-covered girl,
that she was there for the rat.

Rebecca Buchanan


Rebecca Buchanan is the editor of the Pagan literary ezine Eternal Haunted Summer. She has been previously published in Bards and Sages Quarterly, Cliterature, Hex Magazine, Linguistic Erosion, Luna Station Quarterly, and other venues.


Artwork: Alina Militaru, “the girl with rat”

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