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Hello! This is a great poem. Thank you for sharing. As I close myself off from society due to my illness and weakened state, you drag me out of my doldrums and remind me I'm not done, yet. I hope you are doing well and your dreams are being realized.

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Love this, Jena. Also your description of your pre-women’s studies self--she sounds “startlingly familiar.”

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I bet you have some good pre-feminist stories of you own to share!

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So glad you liked it. It was fun to make :-)

As for startlingly or hauntingly familiar, either works ;-)

I look back on all the ways I was taught to hate and hide from myself and other women and am amazed by how far we all have come. We must not go back. May we all find the courage and strength to continue to speak our truth and embrace our power. HUGS!

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Lolol...late-night brain glitch: Should have been HAUNTINGLY familiar. (I was a bit startled though!)

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Jena!! Mighty woman!

Thank you!

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Always my pleasure, Auntie E.

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