Asha Dore

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First: Asha
Last: Dore
Bio: Asha Dore's essays have recently appeared in The Rumpus, Burrow Press Review, Sweet, Best of the Net, and other venues. She lives in the Pacific Northwest with her husband and two daughters.

Asha's Blogs

Sign Language
The motion of the body. Exchange of truths. Listening without the ears. Telling without the mouth. My daughter points to her chin and signs, my favorite then points to a moth that bumbles through the air on the other side of the sliding glass door. When the moth lands on the door, she moves toward it. She presses her hand on its glass. Wing against wing. The words she will fling through the twitch of her knuckles, the clasp of her palms, the flap of her wrists. Years and years of words, of stories that reach past hearing, past telling. Stories that reach into the skin.
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