Five Rhythms: Dance Class in a Dallas Jail
Dance is about freeing ourselves, finding a secret space inside our bodies that no lock can close.
Sheena is a punk rocker, Sheena is a punk rocker . . .
Amy Bernhard's essays appear or are forthcoming in Hazlitt, The Rumpus, Vice, Ninth Letter, and The Iowa Review, among others. She has an MFA from the University of Iowa and currently teaches creative writing at The University of Texas in Arlington. You can follow her on Twitter @amybernhard.
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