Excerpt from Love created me by Samantha Dahl

But Evelyn, I don’t know what you mean. I’m only a toy, Evelyn, just as you’ve said to yourself so many times before. How could I have, Evelyn? I can’t walk, I can’t talk. Don’t you know that it was only you who gave me such abilities? Don’t you remember giving me a voice? Don’t you remember moving me legs, as though you were teaching me to walk? You gave me characteristics.

But due to your absence, I have, like any doll, remained inanimate.

-Read more of Samantha’s short story here.


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