The Former Mayor’s Ancient Daughter

Rachel Shihor

With us in the nursing home lives the ancient daughter of the former mayor, and every week her old manicurist comes to see her, like an emissary from her previous life. To begin with, she softens her twisted nails in lukewarm soapy water, which she carries in an assortment of bottles. This helps pee…


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