Posts Tagged ‘Rape’

Stopped Writing

Posted: January 22, 2002 in Poetry
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I fought to keep it down at first,
Like promising never to drink again;
The it was second nature to laugh
And explain that I was too busy.

But like drinking, there’s the thirst,
And I find myself back at the pen
Raping paper again as I ply my craft
In this motherfucking southern city.

Rape Is

Posted: May 2, 1993 in Poetry
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“No!”
“Why not?”

asking the question
and not taking no for the answer.