No more dark hair And smooth skin White teeth shining Behind a captivating smile No more firm breasts Or flat stomach And hips that sway with ease No more perusals Up and down my body No more meaningful looks And beguiling words Crushing stares And sentences spoken in silence... No more pressure No more angst … Continue reading Birthday
Throughout my life, I have been blessed with the friendship of incredible women. These women have given me a lifetime filled with laughter. I have drunk a lot of wine with these women. Had more Cosmos than I care to count. Eaten the odd edible. Smoked too many cigarettes. I have been indiscreet, irreverent, and … Continue reading International Women’s Day
Live big. Love big.
“All shall be well, and all shall be well, and all manner of things shall be well.”
Sometimes in life, moments of bliss can seem few and far between.
... after a long, dark time, something has shifted, which is usually what happens after long, dark times...
I’m Ok. I can breathe. I can breathe.
So if the nice one thinks I’m difficult, it must be true. Which, as it turns out, is bullshit.
I think it all started with Toni Morrison. Or maybe it was the Black Lives Matter movement. Or maybe even Trump. But at some time in the last few years, I have definitely changed.
Every article of clothing I put on was judged harshly in that full length mirror in that tiny stateroom. Lots of big sighs in such a small space.