Girls Will Be Girls

How dare you? hangs from my trembling lips whilst you ask Why do you get so angry when boys see you in your underwear, but not in a swimming suit? I want to have the power for once – The power of choosing when you get to see me almost naked The power of feeling […]

Afternoon Revels

After school hours found day-dreaming girls upstairs searching mom’s closet for memories— the sixties spun into peach, green, red threads that hung loosely on fourth-grade-straight bodies. Fluid movements across hardwood floors spinning, extending room to room, lifted them above the peanut butter fingerprints of Billy and Tommy’s teasing. They were ladies, gentle, pale who knew […]