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Millennial Milk and Honey by Mary Ardery

We went to the city for lollipops and men who’d pull our hair in bed. We found cigarettes and slept with women whose hair fell longer than our own. We didn’t save money or go jogging. We were still on the upswing, still on our parents’ health plan. We drank gin and tonics because they smelled like our fathers’ goodnight kisses, and we were looking for hard-earned affection. We summoned ubers, instagrammed avocado toast and mimosa-sipping friends— posted every brunch onto a cloud where it would live forever, floating higher and whiter amidst money that grew on trees our parents planted. 36

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After Happy Hour Review: Fall 2018  

The tenth issue of the After Happy Hour Review, a Pittsburgh-based literary journal featuring poetry, prose, and artwork from The Steel City...

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The tenth issue of the After Happy Hour Review, a Pittsburgh-based literary journal featuring poetry, prose, and artwork from The Steel City...

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