Elisabeth Geier’s stories and essays have appeared in Tenderly, Okey-Panky, Painted Bride Quarterly, NANO Fiction, The Toast, Monkeybicycle, the Yearbook Office, Bright Wall/Dark Room (where she’s also an associate editor), and all over the internet. She writes, teaches, and tends to a small army of pets in Oregon.
Content by Elisabeth Geier
BY Elisabeth Geier
A newborn’s heart is about the size of an adult man’s thumb. An adult man’s heart is about the size of that same man’s own fist. At age eleven, Jonah estimates his own heart to be the size of an adult woman’s fist if the woman is slender and strong and doesn’t wear rings.