Read Eve Ensler piece
Write: write about a time when you experienced the connection between your body and the earth; write about a time when you did not feel this connection/when you felt the disconnection; play with pacing
Write: expand on what you wrote by telling more of the story from a part of your body
Homework (optional): watch Ensler video and listen to radio interview; write for 10 more minutes, expanding your piece, do this 1 to 2 times in the week.
Prompts: choose a part of/state in your body to write from, interrogate your performance, excavate the experience/story, write about an element and how it feels in your body, write about a time when you did not feel a connection between your body and the earth, choose an element/earth metaphor to describe an experience in your body, write about fire/water/earth/air, write about a time when you brought your body into the room or asked/demanded someone else bring their body into the room
The Rupture/The Gulf Spill, by Eve Ensler, from In the body of the World