No Bras

24. bra blog
My aunt Mary V, my grandmother Fannie Turner Graham and my grandfather Mershell Graham in front of their house. Photo by my mother, Doris Graham Cleage. ©Kristin Cleage

Neither of my grandmothers

wore a bra. Their breasts flat

and low under cotton

house dresses or

stretchy black knits,

pleats and

gathers softening

the bodice.