Pillow mints

︎︎︎ Marisa Nakasone

︎ Apr 12, 2023

Her teeth crumbled like pillow mints as she was hosting dinner. Using her gums, she mashed her teeth into a paste the texture of slaked lime. She wrapped this paste in betel leaves and served it to her guests. “It’s a digestif,” she said, grinning.

Marisa Nakasone is a writer in New York. @fineofcourse