Slurpees

Gwen Frisbie-Fulton
Human Parts
Published in
6 min readSep 16, 2023

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Tales of love and family.

Photo by Ethan Cull on Unsplash

Earlier this summer, a little girl from around the corner came to my house asking if she could wash her face in my sink. Her lips and cheeks were bright blue from a Blueberry Yuza Lemonade Slurpee. We got her face cleaned up and I pointed out to her that she had bright blue drips all down her white shirt and she gasped — she was going to be in big trouble with her granny who was very, very mean. Now, I’d…

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Gwen Frisbie-Fulton
Human Parts

Mother. Southerner. Storytelling Bread and Roses. Bottom up stories about race, class, gender, and the American South. *views my own*