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human nature is ground meal // flash fiction

Three flash fiction pieces, written in English by Arabic-speaking students. Film photography by staff photographer Hana Tyszka. The Center by Reem Hatem Badr: the perilous journey of six children, as they try to escape from a mysterious land called “The Center.” A story of escape and adventure, that doubles as a metaphor about the power of words. Reem Badr, daughter, friend, established reader, aspiring writer, aimless wanderer, and lover of poetry. She is currently a student at The American University in Cairo. Fascination by Jana Tabet: an experimental flash fiction piece about the rush of life you get when you’re crashing into love with someone else. A poignant and concise piece that captures the experience of a consuming relationship. Jana Tabet is a 17-year-old girl from Lebanon. This upcoming year, she will be a senior in high school. She prefers going to a party over completing her homework, yet you’ll find her up until 5 a.m. finishing a story she had accidentally started reading before going to bed. She finds people beautiful and as much as she doesn’t like …