account_circle by Allison Li
Allison was born in China but is a kiwi at heart and calls Auckland her home. She studied psychology at university and currently works in the caring profession. Her writings have appeared in Potroast, Landfall, Blackmail Press, and The Cortland Review.


Home Is Where the Heart Is

Issue No. 252 ~ May, 2018

You live in a city where food poisoning is commonplace. Granddad tells you that the ice blocks you drool over are made from footbath water. It doesn’t stop you from eyeing the popsicles your classmates are devouring, but you dare not take a bite. The …