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CHERYL SNELL: Cut | 50-Word Stories


I start with the curls, snip the dark with the silver somersaulting to the floor. If I drop the scissors you’ll say it means one of us is unfaithful, but I’m not superstitious. I know the quirks of scissors: twin arms easily uncoupled but better together, though crossed as swords.

Cheryl Snell’s most recent work is a series called “Intricate Things in their Fringed Peripheries.” See more at cherylsnell.weebly.com.


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