The Body Grown Into (and out of)

We all start out as about seven pounds of bundled flesh and bone, a tiny work-in-progress shot out of a warm womb where we were wrapped up and insulated, to now be a body lost in the sticky confabulation of the world. Pudgy digits, a few fluid-licked strands of hair, slapped to life, all bunchy folds and apoplectic cries, the body stretches out, already attempting to expand its limits. The body learns to crawl and eventually it…

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