“…I wonder if my lineage is one of women shrinking” [VIDEO]

Highly recommended!

1:40 you have been taught to grow out, I have been taught to grow in; you learn from our father how to emit, how to produce, how to roll each thought off your tongue with confidence – you used to lose your voice every other week from shouting so much.
I learned to absorb. I took lessons from my mother in creating space around myself. I learned to read the knots in her forehead while the guys went out for oysters…

poetry

H/T: http://www.upworthy.com/watch-a-student-totally-nail-something-about-women-that-ive-been-trying-to-articulate-for-37-years-6?g=3&c=ufb1

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