Rules don’t apply

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“Rules don’t apply to me” she said when teachers questioned her ambition. She went on, and proved them wrong.

“Rules don’t apply to me” she said when peers questioned her abilities. She worked hard, and climbed the ladder.

“Rules don’t apply to me” she said when doctors questioned her optimism. She fought fiercely, and survived.

“Rules don’t apply to me” she said when her people questioned her integrity. She laughed confidently, but was overthrown.

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I mostly write — and read — short fiction, although I’ve somehow stumbled into poetry too.

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Catherine J. Clark

Catherine J. Clark

I mostly write — and read — short fiction, although I’ve somehow stumbled into poetry too.

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