Tagged: poetry

Famous Women

Good Shot Annie Oakley

Butler bet He could beat Any local shooter I was 15 Beat him Husband to be. Women Should know how to Handle guns Like they can babies I taught 15,000 of them To do...

Famous Women

Caroline Norton

My husband was a dud lawyer While I was a successful author The law let him take my earnings So I ran up bills Telling creditors they could sue him If they wanted their...

How to Make a Baby (Poem)

I’m sure you don’t need a diagram Although you drew one in school Sometimes that way doesn’t work There’s always the threesome acronyms IUI IVF WTF right? Pun unintended. Surprise. Sometimes those don’t work...

Famous Indian Women

Begum Samru (Poem)

I might be 4 and a half feet tall Started as a dancing girl Others looked down on me But I made them dance to my tune. At fourteen, I lived with Walter He...

feminism

Self Portrait as Draupadi

Five passions My favorite’s writing It hits the mark The others are Culture Philosophy Nature Travel Reading I fall ill when I bottle my anger I need to uncork Shout it out When I...

Artemisia Gentileschi

Artemisia Gentileschi

My very name was a flourish Befitting a painter. I chose to paint women Someone had to A man wasn’t going to show us The way we were, would he? I thought my teacher,...