Tagged: men

whomever said lambs

whomever said lambs
to the slaughter had little
imagination

of the cruelty that men could
inflict upon other men
.
20210322:0830
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snow builds power in

snow builds power in
every crevice, on every
surface, we can sit

back and watch the contortions and
wonder how it does it so cold
.
20210205:1947
y

we are tangled up

we are tangled up
in time, retelling history,
just as it always

was, as it always will be, built
upon the memories of men
.
20180626:2121
y

** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: retelling

inhale slowly, there

you come in

you come in
late, and i pretend
to be one
of those girls
who peel
off, nice and
easy, leaving
no sticky
residue, no
need for extra
rubbing. i have
a jar of peanut
butter in one
hand, a cold
spoon in the
other, and enough
words to swallow
before the jig is up
.
20150311:0032
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in the sorry aisle

in the sorry aisle
of home depot,
there is a broad
selection
of advanced
apologetic power
tools, self-
condemnatory
drill bits to go
with, and drawers
of compunctious
nails. every
master mechanic’s
tool set comes
repentant, and all
featured products,
down to the last nut
and bolt, is especially
made for home
improvement,
batteries not included
.
20130915:1356
y

of hearts

on the brink

on the brink
of men,
women
are expected,
held,
idolized,
baited,
standardized,
confined,
customized,
humored,
prescribed,
overdue
.
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