Prime Number Magazine
is a publication of
PO Box 30314,
Winston-Salem NC 27130
Issue 31, January-March 2013
Prime Number Magazine is a publication of Press 53, PO Box 30314, Winston-Salem, NC 27130
by Rebecca Morris
I’ll never forget the day I lied about the copper-headed snake because that’s the day I found out my father was a liar too. I’d brouhahaed. I’d worried mama and the girls. Daddy got his hoe. I pointed to where the snake had gone. “You get it?” Mama asked. “Got it,” Daddy said.
Rebecca Morris is a graduate student in Texas A&M University’s English Department where she specializes in children’s and young adult literature. Her first academic book, Representing Children in Chinese and American Children’s Literature, a coedited collection, will be published in 2014. Rebecca currently teaches writing in Winston-Salem and enjoys skiing, hiking, and horseback riding in the North Carolina mountains.