Amy Reichbach shares a poem she wrote in Writing the Journey, a 6-part workshop series offered in-person or online for women affected by breast cancer. This poem was inspired by Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg.
My nakedness tells a story,
one of danger and risk.
Trails of stitches trace the curve
of each breast, creating new shapes
of old body parts.
I have been slashed open,
so expertly the casual observer
cannot read the message engraved
across my body: