“The Sorrows of the Body” by Voltairine de Cleyre

(Nick’s Notes: This is a sketch by Voltairine de Cleyre.  Eugenia C. DeLamotte, author of The Gates of Freedom: Voltairine and the Revolution of the Mind had this to say: In “The Sorrows of the Body,” a first-person narrator recounts [via an] interior monologue the relentless enslavement of her (or his) body to its obvious monarch, the soul,…