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By Tara McGowan-Ross

Disordered consuming. Tear fuel. Coked-out intercourse. this is often existence in the course of a scholar strike. Girth is an uncomfortably sincere poetic account of a woman's physique, suspended among mirrored image, motion, and self-destruction. because the speaker makes an attempt to have interaction in an significant political procedure, she grapples along with her self-image and protracted consuming disease. She is impeded through identification, violence, and politics, and how they occur within the physique: as reminiscence, as behavior, as discomfort, and as stillness. A love letter to the simplest and worst elements of the self, a love letter to the uneasy contradiction within the second prior to a choice, a love letter to anarchism and the objective of revolution within the self and the kingdom, Girth is instantly confrontational and time-honored, grappling with the private, the political, and each different observe that implies "body" or "I'm sorry.”

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