Posts tagged ‘women’s lives’

January 18, 2014

Poem: Steel Tofu

by SHIRLEY MAYA TAN

I am sorry if I don’t parade

My shattered sensibilities

Around my neck,

Like a garland of self-pity


For the whole world to see.


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June 21, 2013

Keeping Soul

by willowmarie

Liberty

A young girl says,

“Yes…I can live with this, I will.”

A wise woman says,

“No…I can’t live without this, I won’t.”

It’s a turning point-

Sharpened by experience &

Warmed by a longing

She knows as instinct.

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