March Reprints: Week 3 Pt. 2



I didn’t know it was made out of butter. Not until it slipped out of the doctor’s hands and skidded across the cold tile, between the nurses’ white sneakers. Perhaps that explains the lack of pain. How could I guess that eating so much dairy while pregnant—pints of Ben and Jerry’s, gallons of milk, buckets of yogurt, wheels of cheese—could produce a baby made entirely of butter?

Our second digital reprint for this week, “Sarubobo” by Harmony Neal, was originally published in Sou’wester in 2007. You can now read the whole story online at our website here.