The Consuming Power of Hunger and Desire
“As a young woman, I was rarely in control of my body or my mind. I had hungers like snakes wildly contorting from my head.”
I don’t want my life to change, I’m too afraid,I wonder who will be in here,
This Sex Which Is Not One
Sara Finnerty has essays and stories in Literary Hub, Black Warrior Review, Brevity, Longreads, Joyland, r.kv.r.y, Dame, and others. She is the Nonfiction Editor of Entropy magazine, and co-curator of The Griffith Park Storytelling Series. Sara is originally from Queens, NY and lives in Los Angeles with her husband and daughter. Find her at sarafinnerty.com.
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Breadmaking made me feel purposeful, instead of feeling as if I scarcely had control over anything.
If I was in the kitchen making candy, usually my mom wasn’t in there screaming or throwing a butter dish at my dad.