I used to shave every single day. I used to associate my hair with being unclean. I used to believe my body was unacceptable in its natural state. I’ve been told my body hair made me unworthy of getting dates. Then I realized we’re a patriarchal culture obsessed with young female bodies through “barely legal”porn that makes grown women maintain bodies like that of a pre-pubescent girls and got a little sick… so i stopped shaving completely.
Because the bathroom was my salvation every time i went out. (or my car)
Sophia Dembling - The Introvert’s Way: Living a Quiet Life in a Noisy World (via handcraftedinvirginia)
Because if you misuse the comma again, Christopher Walken is going to, “stab you in the face with a soldering iron.”
This is called Fighting fire with fire. Its my original poem and I absolutely love to perform it. Someone was kind enough to record my audio of the performance. Enjoy!
To be we must first believe
A poem about body image.
"Jess" a poem in honor of my friend performed a few weeks ago.
the opening got a little cut off it starts “the night of my senior recital… “
Its me performing a new poem!
Because I wish I could bottle up all my best memories and take them with me.