Annie Burdick

Annie Burdick is a writer, editor, and compulsive reader living in Minneapolis and having adventures whenever possible. She is also a freelance writer and editor. You can see more of her work at

“The Ladies of the Hour”, “Yawn” and “Not Yours”

The Ladies of the Hour The ladies sit in rigid chairs, hands crossed in skirt-covered laps. A silent room made loud by expectations. Miss Understanding smiles [knowingly] but never speaks. She fears the labels- foolslutbitchuselesswoman- but can’t live with the judgement. Miss Take quietly steals bagels and donuts from the untouched serving trays sitting in the back of the room. Miss Behavior watches and frowns, though secretly envious and so
Poetry Issue Nine