Tomato, Toe-Mah-Toe - Virginia, Vagina:

What’s spelling got to do with it?

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I remember when I finally learned to spell the word Virginia correctly. My home state, once widely purported to be “For Lovers,” is where a slim, kind-faced, maybe in her mid-twenties, substitute teacher called me to a desk — situated as near to a row of cheap, elongated, aluminum windows that stretched the length of the room, as it could…

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I’m an ordinary woman, and #survivor #writing—existing in an extraordinary world. Fuck them lanes. #WEOC #BotBEditor introvert #POMpoet #TBIN #Poetry #Memoirs

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I’m an ordinary woman, and #survivor #writing—existing in an extraordinary world. Fuck them lanes. #WEOC #BotBEditor introvert #POMpoet #TBIN #Poetry #Memoirs

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