Cover Photo: Photograph by Scott Umstattd/Flickr
Photograph by Scott Umstattd/Flickr

A Recipe for Survival

Your stomach hurts because all you’ve eaten this week is frozen yogurt—but it is a hurt you can bear more than hunger.

hey, if we have to steal something to eat, it might as well be something good.

I guess


Dorothy Bendel's work can be found in The New York Times, The Rumpus, Microchondria II: 42 More Short-Short Stories Collected by Harvard Book Store, and additional publications. Find her at or @DorothyBendel