Anger disallowed

For little girls,

Contained.

(Memories from my distant childhood and observations from the current childhood of my granddaughter. Girls are dissuaded from the fiercer emotions, like anger, that boys are casually allowed. As females, our containment begins as soon as we gasp our first breath.)

I was always a writer but lived in a bookkeeper’s body before I found Medium and broke free — well, almost. Working to work less and write more.

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