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Suffragette Poems

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Premium Member Brief Herstory by Man
slithering through a suffragette smattering
the serpentine has no shoulder
on which to give 
or have taken 
piggyback rides through pantsuit criterion
so certainly lacks the same of which to dry witch salt tears with

whirling up and around then down up her ankle
thick...Read More
Categories: suffragette, culture, women, word play,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member Translation of Bury Me in a Free Land by Frances E W HARPER 1825 - 1911
Translation of " Bury Me in a Free Land " by Frances E. W. Harper
(Homage to Frances Ellen Watkins HARPER, the First Black Lady of America, 1825 - 1911, Orphan, Poet, Novelist, Civil Rights Activist, Public Speaker, Suffragette, whose memorable...Read More
Categories: suffragette, america, black african american, dedication, grave, political,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
Blitzkrieg Days

On a runup to the past,
lightning lies are striking fast
Speak a little Fuhrer con,
Dollar sanction appease a wannabe Stalin
In the Big Ivory House,
every hussy dictator is welcome
But the Constitution’s first wife ain’t:
	Billie O’Righty,
big bloomer free speech suffragette woman,
can’t issue flap...Read More
Categories: suffragette, dark, hate, judgement, wisdom,
Form: Elegy
Surrogate Suffragette
So your great gran
was a suffragette
She fought for the right for women to vote
She thought that would make a woman equal,
put them on the same footing as a man
Looking back, that was misguided thinking
by woman like your great gran
Your great...Read More
Categories: suffragette, culture, granddaughter, grandmother, women, work,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Rosemary's baby
Rosemary’s Baby

Rosemary’s baby is a baby of mine,
Rosemary’s baby dropped right on time for me.
Rosemary’s baby is a baby of mine,
Rosemary’s baby dropped right on time for me.

My wife and I, we couldn’t have kids,
So we called Rosie and now...Read More
Categories: suffragette, baby, family, joy,
Form: I do not know?

How can I snap out of it? 
Open hearted, contents spilled to the world; 
crying as if that might redeem it, 
self-same reliant, or did I dream it? 
If only, I scream it, if only 
I wasn't so damned and...Read More
Categories: suffragette, loss, lost love, love, philosophy,
Form: Verse
Less Than Zero
With glorious primordial certainty
  the sun will rise, the sun will set;
likewise you languish knowing what you're about,
  you know what is and isn’t so;
  yet, ultimately, you don’t.
Chained to the chromium railings of 
a sterile value...Read More
Categories: suffragette, life, philosophy, sad, social, self, self, sun,
Form: Verse