*Trigger warning: this post is about body image and weight. As someone in forever-recovery from an eating disorder, I know sometimes we are just not ready to talk or hear about this subject. “Well what in the fuckity fuck fuck!” I say this with exasperation as I pull yet another outfit off my now-sweating bod. […]
A new quarantine past time involves flipping through Garrison Keller’s book “Good Poems”. Everyday I pick a page at random and read the poem. I discover new words and sometimes fall into a google rabbit hole learning about the poet. Sometimes I read the poem twice. Today I read “The Dance” by C.K. Williams three […]
Sometimes, despite the pesky pride, you need to sit down and write a letter to your ten year old self. To be transparent, I’ve cringed away from this assignment in the past. When I was 22, a therapist asked me to give it a go. She suggested I look at some photos of myself at […]
Roar By Megan Posner my roar is the tree bursting from a shell of bark flesh the color of burnt sienna leaves of crystal blue Check out For Women Who Roar, a storytelling movement. This poem was inspired by one of their free writing prompts. Be brave and roar. You’re worth it.