The Poem Exists First In The Body

Most people writing a life narrative have two selves: the ‘before’ and the ‘after’. I sometimes catch myself thinking in terms of pre- and post-baby, or pre- and post- migration to Australia. My narratives can also be marked with statements such as ‘Before I was diagnosed with Ménière’s’ and ‘After that first attack’. Someone might … Continue reading The Poem Exists First In The Body