How did you ever get away with it? The short answer is that you didn't; not for long.
she who had summer pressed into her skin. / And twine and grass braided into her hair
"these stories in The Starry Rift aren't explicitly ideological; they're not arguing for or against anything apart from demonstrating that the basic axioms of their worldbuilding work in the universe so built"
For those who are tied down by their bodies, it might represent a freedom that they have lost or never known.
In this episode of the Strange Horizons podcast, editor Anaea Lay presents poetry from the August issues.