I like the word “becoming” because it implies transition. Yet, when it is used to describe a woman’s physical appearance- there leaves little room for this idea. Unless we can become younger, svelter, more furtive…we may be conditioned to believe we are actually “becoming” less valuable with age.

Here, I have taken to grappling with my physical decline in parallel with my undergarments’ loss of elasticity. Each writhing pile represents one failed bra or snagged pair of hosiery.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s