A Marvel Drawing of Breast Cancer

Gaze at it tentatively because it is a drawing that may be perplexing, but trust me when I say that it is also marvelling to look at. You will be filled with wonder and astonishment when you do so. I am not a woman; nonetheless, I can read what she – Reatile Leolo from the Unsteady Drawings – attempted to display.  

Leolo’s drawing of a person’s figures stretching the nipple of a breast. Photo by Gaby Ndongo.

Note from artist

You realise that you’re no longer flat but rather you have developed. Every time you ran your hand on your chest, you tried to check your profile on the mirror even though you’ve not fully developed. This ‘thing’ that is protruding from your rib cages becomes a part of you.

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One might get disappointed while others hope for more but none of us wants to run our hands down our front side and only to find a lump in our breast. We all want our breasts to be for us – not to have to fight as if the enemy has found its habited.

To find out more about the other drawings that this artist has to offer, you should wait for her collection that will be displayed by The Open Journal – soon.

About Gaby Ndongo 42 Articles
Gaby Ndongo Nkolo is a liberal Congolese nationalist who is currently studying Journalism at the University of Johannesburg. He works as a journalist for both The Open Journal and The Journalist. His interests are diverse ranging from skateboarding, boxing, the culinary arts, cycling and most importantly journalism which brought with it, interests in reading and writing. In particular Gaby enjoys activities that require speed or concentration; however, music beguiles his soul and rejuvenates his mind. This individual’s aspiration is to always be his true self and love who he is as a person; additionally, he aims to appreciate people for who they are as individuals.

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