If we don’t have the rights over our own bodies then what is the point? While reading Chanel Miller’s Know My Name, I was preoccupied with the theme of body and how our bodies relate to the world in terms of ownership. For those of you who don’t know Chanel Miller was (is?) Emily Doe,… Continue reading Know My Name: Who owns a woman’s body?
You were never broken You were always whole You may not feel at home in your body But you have every right to feel loved You are like Samson, drawing strength from your hair Changing its shape, like clouds in the sky Changing its color, like leaves in autumn Changing its length, texture, style… Continue reading A Home Body
The holidays are upon us and it’s that time of year where relationships are fraught… with our bodies. I got a gym membership because I wanted to be stronger, healthier, and build my endurance. I had been running, but I remembered how good I felt after I worked out when I went to the gym… Continue reading One that will never leave you