One Hundred and Fifty-Five.

4/6/14

Izzy circle

izzy

I wanna yell ‘FUCK YOU’ from the top of a burning building
I wanna yell ‘CAN’T YOU SEE WE’RE BURNING?’
I wanna yell ‘CAN’T YOU FEEL THE HEAT ON YOUR FACE?’

If I Had A Gun, I wouldn’t shoot it
but when you don’t see your targets as human
it’s probably a whole lot easier than I can imagine

Not All Men tell the other half of the world
that their lived experience is non-existent
or unimportant, or that it’s cool, we’re equal now
because this is how you slowly make someone believe they’re crazy

the Rape Joke is that it’s happened to most of us
even if it’s hard to call it that
even if it wasn’t as violent as we expected

sometimes I wanna scream ‘MENSES’ or ‘MISOGYNY’
from up here on the ledge with the wind crying too
because these are the pains in my gut that won’t go away
and they’re sort of interlinked

and I feel like yelling about things doesn’t change anything
especially if no one is listening
but it can make you feel better
even if you’re just getting the echo back

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Sarah circle

sarah

There was something gothic about her silences
About the way she could carve a moment into soot-singed granite
Dust it with snowflakes and, just in case you were getting too comfortable
Spatter it with a rain of birdshit

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