Women Who Write

If you are anything like me

you see a lady approach the mic and think these things:

One) is this a poem about how hard it is to be a woman?

And two) 

poetry about sexual assault all starts to sound the same after a while. Women who write rape poetry

stories to stem the tide of nobody believed me because I told nobody – fuck, why am I telling bodies about what happened to my body? My body is my body 

I am not the story scrawled onto me

When you share a story, will you become

Her, that’s the girl who read the rape poem. Powerful, dude. And I kinda sorta wanta claw your eyes out because you are a witness. You came you saw you heard – i had my expulsion but I won’t let you leave and take my secret with you to be dissected later over lattes

Yeah i went to this slam last night

Any good?

Chicks reading rape poems. Pretty good though.

No no no no no no

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About fiercemissc

Twenty-something Geordie girl living and working in Hong Kong. Young, free and single and making the most of it.
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