Indian writer and poet Sonali Sharma wrote ‘The Mustard Petticoat’ – a beautiful poem about period myths in India, where girls and women sometimes are sent off to period huts during their menstruation. ‘We walk barefoot to the hut, why?’ (…)
‘How can you stop something that is so flowing. That feels so real?’ We proudly present a breathtaking and striking period poem by Dutch Christel Janssen, about passing on period shame. Generation after generation. (…)
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Find out how artists are influenced by their menstrual cycle and what time of the month is best to create a masterpiece. (…)