My Privileged Body as I Reenter the City

Walking through Treaty 1 in spirals

Photo by Christian Gertenbach on Unsplash

“Our bodies are a library, and our stories are written like braille on the skin.” — Joshua Whitehead, Oji-Cree/nehiyaw member of Peguis First Nation (Treaty 1).

It is 9 am on a Saturday and I see a sleeping body on a bench in front of the Shoppers Drug Mart window.




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Danielle Loewen

Danielle Loewen

she/her | reader | queer feminist | recovering academic | body lover | gamer | poet & fabulist

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