Can you read the message my heart has etched on my skin, this petal-thin map? -Jeannine Hall Gailey (excerpt from “Introduction to Dermatographia“) I came across Jeannine Hall Gailey’s lovely poem “Introduction to Dermatographia” in an online magazine called The Freeman.
(screen shot from Invigorate.com) Following is a poem written by Chris Campbell, who interviewed me recently for Invigorate. Skin of Teeth Our skin is a cape that does not trail behind. Our brains exclaim: ‘I am the first to know!’ But it is the skin that touches first. Skin cells negotiate with the sun, brightening