Day Sixteen: Expectations

-Shea ___ What begins as expectation evolves into what’s important. With experience and maturity, we’ll call it, I’m more accepting of not knowing. Now that I know less, I know more. I know what’s important to me & that is always in motion. Among my

Day Fourteen: Death

Death. Birth. Just about everything I do finds it’s way to these two things and somehow now, when prompted to speak to them directly, I’m frozen. Numb. Knowing. Disappointed. It scares me, sure, but maybe it’s that I spent a week consumed in celebration of

Day Thirteen: Birth

Birth. I don’t know much of birth. I had one, I suppose.  Never done one.  Never much thought about it. But. Simone says, “One is not born,   But rather, becomes a woman.” Oh how I know that. One must learn grace and wisdom. One

It Happened To Me

It happened to me. I was 13 when it started and just shy of 14 when I finally gathered the courage to stop it. My perpetrator was not Roy Moore. I did not live in Gadsden, but rather in a town not so far from

Day Twelve: A Special Skill

I’m a mimicker. There are certain voices and mannerisms I can see and hear and replicate them. It can be in speech or singing. Like the time the woman at Tom & Jerry’s was complaining that they had Wet Wipes but didn’t have any hot

Silenced

With all the Harvey Weinstein, Bill O’Reilly, and Donald Trump rape and assault accusations and with all the women coming forward, telling their stories, and supporting one another, I have had increased hope for future generations and maybe even our own to subvert rape culture

Day Eleven: Bad Habit

I have many, many bad habits. However, I fully object to meditating upon any of them at this time. We have a good thing going right now, me and my habits, and I don’t want to upset any of them. Of course, all of the

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