21st Century Girl by Avra Margariti

Girl Thrown into a Pit Throttles Venomous Snakes with Her Bare Hands
Girl Escapes Her Own Witch Burning
Girl Hisses Like a Hyena at Cat-Calling Boys
Girl Sicced on Girl like Cannibalistic Galaxy Goes Vegan
Girl Summons Avenging Demon on Her Vintage Tamagotchi
Girl Wishes She Could Take a Break from Fighting
But World Thinks Girl Hasn’t Proven Herself Unbeatable Just Yet

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Avra Margariti

Avra Margariti is a queer Social Work undergrad from Greece. She enjoys storytelling in all its forms and writes about diverse identities and experiences. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in Vastarien, Asimov’s, Liminality, Arsenika, Glittership, and other venues. You can find her on Twitter @avramargariti.