This monologue was commissioned for a series of original works around the themes of gender and appearance, and the relationship between them. I ended up writing a piece reflecting on my own experience of hitting puberty early, and the way the shape of my body was mapped onto in formative ways.
Monologue; dramatic; auto-biographical
Speaker: afab (assigned female at birth) femme; any ethnicity; late teens-late 20s
Explicit mentions of harassment and sexual violation; puberty; rape culture
Professionally unproduced. Read by myself at a coffeehouse in college.