This year, I’ve decided to read a poem a day. It gets difficult to quantify, sometimes, mainly because a) I’m exploring what’s poetry supposed to mean, and b) I like reading poetry collections. In addition to poem/day, I’m also trying to read a poetry collection each month*. (But at this point I’m sure I’m just … Continue reading Favourite Poems: March 2018
What is it about being a woman that you're proud of? It was a Counseling Psychology class, where this question was posed to us. They called the module Counseling Diverse Populations. We got a range of responses, some saying they like the fact that they could wear pretty clothes and others saying they wouldn't form … Continue reading Shares of the Pie: The Sexist World We Live In
The soft silk of her skin touched the rough brash of his hardened skin and her whole life realigned for her. Don't touch people like him, her mother had told her. You'd have to have a bath again, honey. She hated baths, so she went out of her way to avoid him. She tried not … Continue reading Untouchable.