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piercing opposition female mutilation adorningly so ***

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Date: 3/5/2018 12:42:00 PM
hello Maureen, Your poem makes sense. have a nice day my friend.
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Date: 3/5/2018 1:36:00 PM
Thank you so much Darlene :) and you! xomo
Date: 2/21/2018 9:08:00 AM
FGM is a horror, I think us Canadians have heard more about it than most, perhaps because of new immigrants trying to continue their "culture" here. Well said with few words!
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Date: 2/22/2018 8:22:00 AM
I think you may be right, culture migrates with the people and Canadians may have a sensitive moral compass. It's been on my radar for over 20yrs, as a twenty someth'n feminist, the most impacting literature I found was written for the medical field, a how to help respecting culture. Simply declaring it abuse doesn't help, that just sends it underground. I could go on ;) xomo
Date: 2/5/2018 2:51:00 AM
Unlike your subjects, your words need little adornment. And the effect is a lot more piercing. Arresting! :)
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Date: 2/5/2018 10:16:00 AM
Thank you so much Bernard! ...this one may be piercing to the point of off putting, but such is the subject :)
Date: 2/2/2018 2:03:00 PM
Hi Maureen , You have such a gift. Not many can write a few words and say so much. It was well written and thought provoking. The title alone caught my attention. Well done:-) Alexis
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Date: 2/3/2018 8:22:00 AM
Thank you so much Alexis :)) xomo!
Date: 2/1/2018 8:55:00 PM
I always wondered what the point was.
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Date: 2/1/2018 9:41:00 PM
In a word, possession.
Date: 1/31/2018 11:49:00 PM
You can pick any topic and make it intriguing and enlightening. You give us a few words and we know what you mean and they say more than one hundred pages ever could.
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Date: 2/1/2018 9:58:00 AM
I want to say "marry me" but my boyfriend would object. Thank you James, for your kind words always, you make me feel heard. A lovely day to you my friend! xomo <3
Date: 1/31/2018 5:55:00 PM
I think this can be interpreted different ways but none of them a good thing, so you got your "point" across with razor slicing precision!!
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Date: 1/31/2018 9:13:00 PM
Thank you Andrea :)
Date: 1/30/2018 7:08:00 PM
hmmm made me think of body piercing in a sensitive area for women - or a statement against young girls being circumcised against their will but I guess my interpretation is probably incorrect. A thought provoking poem Mo:-) hugs jan xx
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Date: 1/30/2018 9:02:00 PM
Jan you are absolutely correct in your interpretation. In my twenties I was preoccupied with FGM, made my young feminist blood boil; I did show a couple paintings on it, this the first time that I have written about it. I couldn't ask for better than thought provoking, thank you dear xo
Date: 1/30/2018 6:43:00 PM
Well, only you can be so creative..mutilation..does adorning relate to opposition?..you achieved your objective Maureen..making readers think.
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Date: 1/30/2018 9:19:00 PM
In my mind it does, of the "purification" cut, the stark opposite would be adornment. Thank you Vijay, thinking is how cultures can change. I know I went a little farther out there even for me with this one, your kind comment that much more appreciated. xomo
Date: 1/30/2018 5:40:00 PM
Hmmm...I'm trying to get my head around the title. If it means what it seems like then when I was on the prowl, that sort of thing made chicks seem more "possible". I'm just sayin'......80)
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Date: 1/30/2018 9:23:00 PM
Well if you're already seeing what's under the hood, next logical step is going for a ride. ;P
Date: 1/30/2018 3:34:00 PM
Why mar something so pure. A number of visions go through my mind. In few words, powerful. Maureen, Adding to my favourites.
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Date: 1/30/2018 9:30:00 PM
Thank you Leanne. FGM has taken up space in my mind for years, I obsessed over a painting on the topic that took me a near decade to complete, a decade hence forth I finally got some of it out in words. It's still there :) thank you again for the fave <3 xomo
Date: 1/30/2018 3:10:00 PM
Erm.... over my head... pass...
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Date: 1/30/2018 9:31:00 PM
you're not missing anything ;)