My vagina is a shell, a round pink tender shell, opening and closing, closing and opening. My vagina is a flower, an eccentric tulip, the center acute and deep, the scent delicate, the petals gentle but sturdy.
~ Eve Ensler, The Vagina Monologues
I stumbled upon The Vagina Monologues in university and realized, without knowing how or why, that I needed to be involved. At the time, I wasn’t ready to really face my “vagina problems” but it was my first steps towards making friends with my “down there”. I’ve chosen to call the blog, The Eccentric Tulip, because I think that title personifies my va-jay-jay quite perfectly