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my child

Your eyes, half-hidden  under a mound of hair, peek out with curiosity and wonder.  Advertisements

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Pit Bulls, Valium, Ira Glass, and GW Parkway

drive into DC: December 1, 2012

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understanding

Hold my hand so that we may move in ways that are unknown and difficult to comprehend.

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becoming

I have never felt more whole than now, despite coming through a year in which my body has been cut into multiple times and parts have been removed.

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Warrior Woman by Peter Gaumond

No blade can excise your fierce femininity, no illness withstand the cleansing of your tears. Wounds are swallowed in the embrace of your openness. Sing forth my priestess of transformation.

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Post Bilateral Mastectomy Day 13.

Post Bilateral Mastectomy Day 13.

Three drains removed, one drain to go. One day at a time.

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contemplating a move

lady in waiting Continue reading

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