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.