Human Parts
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Human Parts

How to Keep Dancing When the World Says You Shouldn’t

I dream of dancing. It breaks my heart that I’ve never been very good at it.

“What were you doing? What were you thinking?” she asked.

“Dan… cing?” I pushed wet hair out of my stinging eyes and shook out the cotton skirt of my dress. Even in the dark, I could see that its hem had become stained…



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Daisy Buchanan

Feminist, host of the YOU’RE BOOKED podcast, author of various (latest novel CAREERING out now)