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Cultural Graffiti

This is an old, old poem I am revising, as I believe it still has relevance today.  This does have ***FOUL LANGUAGE***  in it (I use a word in here I have never said–ever, and I don’t read this one … Continue reading

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Cultural Graffiti

****This is an old, old poem I am revising, as I believe it still has relevance today.  This does have strong language in it (I use a word in here I have never said–ever, and I don’t read this one … Continue reading

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Two nice girls (for Cynthia Ball-Williams)

He calls us lady-poets but our words are not pretty.  Our voices are not pink sighs to fold neatly and stack in dresser drawers. Woman poetry screams, bites, fucks until dawn, does not know shame. Like jungle cats they stalk, … Continue reading

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life begins at menstruation

in some states the bloody slough of cells exiting unneeded from the chalice of  this body 14 days before half of the equation adding up to life breaks free & looks for strong-swimming sperm is now the moment life begins legally. … Continue reading

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the f-word (in context)

The boy stood behind the podium & said fuck he giggled as it flew past his lips an unruly bird escaping into listening air such an artist to toss that word casually like a child jumping rope skipping easily over raw … Continue reading

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