Monthly Archives: December 2014

Going Home

Damp red dirt, making car tyres slip and slide Road lined with sugar cane and towering Sansao de Campo. A formidable green wall. The Gate, flanked by flowering Bougainvillea Pink, Red, and Purple. The first sight of Orange Trees in neat … Continue reading

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Braids

Sitting on the edge of the bed Fingers weaving, twisting, braiding. Everything is soft, round, resting Stomach rolls over, pudging. Breasts drifting down to sigh over ribs. I braid my hair for you. Bound up, I can lay down and … Continue reading

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Practice

In 2011, while living in Edinburgh, I found a yoga studio near my apartment and a conveniently timed class with an Australian teacher named Haylee. It was yoga-love at first class. She made me really believe in yoga as a … Continue reading

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