Growing up my parents liked to call me the smartest, the prettiest, the absolute best. I believed all of it, for a while at least. Adolescence has a way of fracturing even the most cherished fragments of nostalgia…
One of the Hollywood icons of the 1930s, Mae West, said, “I speak two languages, Body and English.” As every language, we can use it to express ourselves or to meet others’ expectations, as proven throughout the following story by Christopher O’Meara.
Christopher O’Meara is the Gold Writer of the ArtAscent Figures call for writers. To see the full body of work and profile, get a copy of the ArtAscent Art & Literature Journal Figures issue.