The way Alex imagined it, she and her husband would renovate the place room-by-room, exhaust themselves with wiring, grouting, hanging drywall. And at night they would try to conceive again, putting whatever energy they had left over into it.

A few months after they moved in, they had accomplished almost nothing. Alex called a friend and said, “This house makes me so hungry.”

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To read the rest of "Hunger" you can purchase Versal 04 by clicking the link on the toolbar. Or you can send me an email, and I'd be happy to pass the story along.

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