After recent scandals in the poetry world, the Cut spoke to three women with a history of plagiarism.
From a 24-hour Ukrainian restaurant to biking in the Rockaways.
“He’ll take a bite out of a cookie and throw it away because he can’t possibly eat the whole thing. I just think, ‘bite me.’”
“My grandmother said ‘Well, that doesn’t sound too bad, I wouldn’t mind your grandfather having someone else to drag up to the cabin on the weekend!’”
What it’s like to have postpartum psychosis.
When it just makes more sense.
Everything must be consensual.
A few tips about salaries and pay gaps.
“I look back over my life and think, What did my looks do for me?”
“It’s so vanilla, and yet so kinky.”
“I will never grow back all the nerve endings lost during circumcision, but I did get back some sensitivity.”
“Because my work is legal, if anything goes wrong, the police have to help.”
“Everyone is suffering terribly from the war, and Yemeni women are suffering mentally, physically, and emotionally.”
There’s a testosterone overload in my house.
Two Sandy Hook teachers look back on how they survived, and what came after.
A notorious industry gets its #MeToo moment. Sort of.
“The pastor was inches away from my face, screaming for the demon to get out.”
“We joked about leaving. But I didn’t really think we’d do it.”
“Who am I to decide how this should be handled?”
“Three days a week, I take 4.5 micrograms before breakfast.”