I'm sad that Flannery O'Connor never wrote a series of greeting cards. They would have been brutal.
Also, do you suppose O'Connor ever met Shirley Jackson? I would have loved to get just absolutely hammered with the two of them. I know O'Connor abstained and Jackson had addiction problems, but it's a fantasy, so everything's okay.
@yeahno I cosplayed as Merricat from "We Have Always Lived in the Castle" from ages 12-14 (of course I didn't know that's what it was called at the time). I still have the tattered, underlined copy I carried with me. I reread it a while back, but haven't picked up Flannery in years.
Here's something I found on Etsy.
Oh, Flannery. You were so great.
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