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Woman The Verb

I am something to do A thing that is done Do her I did her I had her I am dispensable I am used I chucked her I binned her I dumped her I am a verb I am a … Continue reading

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Look At Me

Look at me drowning in my privilege At sea Surrounded by the benefits of being me My beautiful shoes And my smooth as silk skin My stunningly pumped breasts My flat clipped stomach My full lips Look at my smile … Continue reading

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Which Doll

Am I the Tiny Tears Blonde Pristine Who can cry on demand Am I Barbie With my impossible hips Pert breasts And blow job lips Or Sindy, a dirty Barbie for the Not-so-good-girl Am I Pollyanna So eager to please … Continue reading

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The Matryoshka Doll

Paint my lips red My cheeks rose petal pink Coat me in a veneer Brittle to the touch Hard to open And when you turn me Rigid and unmoving And you open me Because you can Because you will Another … Continue reading

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Up The Gradient

Rows and rows of us Running to stand still Peddling nowhere With the thumping music Lifting each step The screens looking down The madness of the tableau hits Reminding of the metal boxes Transporting us from A to B One … Continue reading

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Your Sister, Daughter, Mother

What if she were your Sister, daughter, mother? Oh yes, yes, yes What if? Valued above all else Could you hurt Those sisters, daughters, mothers? Would you? Do you? Will you? Hurt That other girl Those other women Daughters of … Continue reading

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Smudge Me Off The Page

When you make me You break me You smudge me off the page With your thumb Held under it The mouse’s tail tip Trapped while the feet frantically Grasp for a toehold Finding only sawdust and feathers Limitless inconsistency When … Continue reading

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