Our sicknesses permeated the group throughout the week, as I clutched onto my book entitled “When The Sick Rule The World” by Dodie Bellamy. We talked about over hydration and how cells become so saturated they fall apart. Some of us became over saturated and fell apart. I said how I enjoy moments where we feel as though our whole life had been leading to that moment. Every moment can feel that way when you  start noticing the links. We all thought of mothers during Sue’s workshop. We don’t know why.

Palindrome’s are when the word leads to the centre from both sides. you can read it backwards and forwards, kind of like when you think you’re life had been leading to a moment, when actually you are reading its significance backwards from where you are now.

“It begins to storm outside and the boat rocks violently, provoking the passengers into waves of serial vomiting. In the midst of the vomiting and rocking Myles writes her mother a poem. “From this primal scene I wrote my mother a poem. The puking I do. This. Dear Mom. Blah. My whole life shooting all over the windows of the boat. Dear Mom Blah. The stuff streaming word by word across the lines dripping down the page of my notebook” Throughout her abrupt disruptions and free associations, Myles returns over and over to the body, her mother, vomiting, death, the beauty of movement, the now, how the incessant movement of the now leads us from dead words to living words.” – When the sick rule the world by Dodie Bellamy – Chapter Four – Barf Manifesto.

So many connections and my head begins to hurt, an uncontrollable shudder of the body, a vomit, a quake, my work, others work, our germs all mingling together in a petri dish.

Ok now, enough, organise.

Body – define, I search in google.

noun: body; plural noun: bodies
  1. 1.
    the physical structure, including the bones, flesh, and organs, of a person or an animal.
    “it’s important to keep your body in good condition”
    • the trunk apart from the head and the limbs.
      “the blow almost severed his head from his body”
    • a corpse.
      “they found his body washed up on the beach”
    • the physical and mortal aspect of a person as opposed to the soul or spirit.
      “we’re together in body and spirit”
    • informal
      a person’s body regarded as an object of sexual desire.
      “he was just after her body”
    • informaldated
      a person of a specified type.
      “a motherly body”
  2. 2.
    the main section of a motor vehicle or aircraft.
    “the factory had produced more car bodies than needed”
  3. 3.
    the main or central part of something, especially a building or text.
    “the main body of the house was built in 1625″
    • the part of an email containing the message, as opposed to information such as the subject and sender.
      “put your name, address, and daytime phone number in the email’s body”
  4. 4.
    a large amount or collection of something.
    “a rich body of Canadian folklore”
    • an organised group of people with a common purpose or function.
      “a regulatory body”


verb: body; 3rd person present: bodies; past tense: bodied; past participle: bodied; gerund or present participle: bodying
  1. 1.
    give material form to something abstract.

An organised group of people with a common purpose or function. Body is the outside and the inside, the surroundings and the internal, mingling in between, and being both.

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