Daily Archives: 9th October 2015

Menstruation Happens. Period. 4

“It is not menstrual blood per se which disturbs the imagination — unstanchable as that red flood may be — but rather the albumen in the blood, the uterine shreds, placental jellyfish of the female sea. This is the chthonian matrix from which we rose. We have an evolutionary revulsion from slime, our site of biologic origins. Every month, it is woman’s fate to face the abyss of time and being, the abyss which is herself.” – Camille Paglia Every four weeks the story about the young lady who ran this year’s London Marathon on the first day of her period […]