hysterectomied woman, be here for the first time in your body, a free thought, unscarred and scented peels of stemmed fruit your soft and searing halo inside, near the belly button spaciousness, not of doom but of fields, a pond of fluorescent moonlight in ecstasy of your renewal
Therese Estacion is guest-editing Arc 102: Disability Desirability, which will be released in the fall. We are still accepting poetry submissions for this issue.
(provided for the Disability Desirability call) Therese Estacion is part of the Visayan diaspora community. She is an elementary school teacher and is currently studying to be a psychotherapist. Therese is also a bilateral below knee and partial hands amputee. Her poems have been published in CV2 and PANK Magazine. Her first book, Phantompains, was published by Book*Hug, and is a finalist for the CLMP Firecracker Awards. She lives in Toronto/Tkaronto.