The Rape Joke

Oh.  My.  God.  This is pure pain, 

 

http://www.theawl.com/2013/07/rape-joke-patricia-lockwood

Advertisements

About Susan L Daniels

I am a firm believer that politics are personal, that faith is expressed through action, and that life is something that must be loved and lived authentically--or why bother with any of it?
This entry was posted in New Free Verse and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

22 Responses to The Rape Joke

  1. seingraham says:

    Thank you for sharing this link. It is pure pain but it was also so worth reading and I would not have seen it, I don’t think, were it not for you pointing it out…

  2. beccaaudra says:

    That’s an amazing piece. x

  3. paulaacton says:

    Thanks for sharing

  4. Bloody hell. I hated every second of this. Every second.

  5. BroadBlogs says:

    That poem really gets you into the head of the rape victim and helps you see why rape jokes are not funny.

    It’s an amazing poem. Thank you for sharing.

  6. Helena Hann-Basquiat says:

    Thank you for sharing this, Susan. It was painful to read, and made me so angry, at all parties involved.

  7. jmgoyder says:

    Amazing and so painful.

Comments are closed.