Meggie Royer is a writer and photographer from the American Midwest who is majoring in psychology at Macalester College. Her poems have appeared in many collections and journals, including Words Dance Magazine, The Harpoon Review and Melancholy Hyperbole. She has won national medals for her poetry and a writing portfolio in the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards, and was the Macalester Honorable Mention recipient of the 2015 Academy of American Poets Student Poetry Prize. You can visit her website here.

Posts contributed to by Meggie Royer

What We Talk About When We Talk About Women’s Pain

Writing by Meggie Royer // Photograph by Aitor Frias and Cecilia Jimenez // In other words, if a woman is suffering intense emotional pain, or intense physical pain, society’s first and foremost objective is to take instead of give.

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