Women in the Fracklands: On Water, Land, Bodies, and Standing Rock
“Who is responsible for and to this woman, her safety, her body, her memory?”
Toni Jensen is the author of the story collection From the Hilltop. Her stories have been published in Ecotone, Denver Quarterly, Iron Horse Literary Review and elsewhere. She teaches in the Programs in Creative Writing and Translation at the University of Arkansas and in the low residency MFA program at the Institute of American Indian Arts.
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I have been afraid most days of my life, which is what anxiety is, and the months of this pregnancy have been the most anxious of my life.
I felt a down spell in my persistent belief in possibility—a sense that something within me once felt unremitting, but had since been stretched to its limit.