Anatomy of Womanhood On feet: “Your feet must be small and soft,” they say. “You must move quietly, like the slightest breath, and stay on the marked path.” … Continue reading Anatomy of Womanhood – by SERA FLYNN
Her Life in Cups by Elizabeth Archer Training bra, white cotton, size too big. “You need to wear this now. Every day. Her mother handed her … Continue reading Her Life in Cups – by ELIZABETH ARCHER
Wild Thing She was beauty in the way she ran through a poppy field -barefoot- red bleeding around, hair ablaze with the kiss of the midday sun framing her … Continue reading Wild Thing – by E.N. LOIZIS
The Date I am far too busy to go on dates. My work is my life, my lover, my BFF. My work suits me. My work defines me. Here … Continue reading The Date – by BIBI HAMBLIN
If You Need Me, I Will Be Over Here Wishing I Had Better Aim Here’s what I did: 1) deleted the text message thread from my phone so … Continue reading If You Need Me, I Will Be Over Here Wishing I Had Better Aim – by AMY ROSSI
The Sea The winding lane stretches down toward the strip of beach. There are no holidaymakers left now; just fading footprints in the wet sand. A fish and chip wrapper … Continue reading The Sea – by KATE JONES
Blue The pool drowned your heart along with your daughter. At least that’s what you tell your counselor on Monday morning. She must think you are crazier than you actually … Continue reading Blue – by REBECCA DUTSAR
The Bitter End. by Dee Lean, edited by Kelly Fitzharris Coody What will become of us? She sat down in the dimly lit room, agonizing over what would become … Continue reading The Bitter End – by DEE LEAN
Mirage the hills are steep, my eyes heavy chanting of sleep the hull nest of the sea’s urchins have laid still so calm is the body … Continue reading Mirage / Watermarked – by SHEIKHA A.
#feministasfuck: #15, #thisbody, #comfort by Ani King #15 Do not go gentle into that fucking boardroom In your good-girl skirt And your yes-sir shoes And your I’m-sorry … Continue reading #feministasfuck: #15, #thisbody, #comfort by Ani King
Impersonator She dresses carefully – ever so carefully – for the meeting with him. She wants –needs – for him to see her as the woman he thinks she … Continue reading Impersonator – by KATE JONES
Recently I met a group of women who saw my personal Twitter page (@kellycoody) and balked at my self-description. (This was on the Carnival Cruise where I was a bit too martini-happy). … Continue reading Let’s Get Real.