Tagged: body

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Paint your barns, ladies

“You beautiful girls – don’t wander around looking like men. Put on a little lipstick now and then and look a little charming – it’s that simple. I don’t know why we make this...

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Bound Feet

In third grade, my teacher taught us a little about China. The only thing I remember was that I heard of China’s ancient custom of footbinding for the first time. I learned that very...

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Guest Post: The Language of Love

by Sarah S. “MOMMY’S HOME!” I cried, as I bounded down the stairs to the front door, while my parents quickly shuffled into the house from a date night. “Hi Sweetie!” she cried, scooping...

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On Aging: A Poem for My Daughters

“You don’t look your age,” they say, When I reveal that I’m forty-two. But my body has begun to betray me. Gray hair is just the beginning: Reading glasses. Body, back, and foot aches....