Posts Tagged "beth cato"

Mama Gonna Fight

by on Mar 3, 2015 in Poetry | 2 comments

tell your mama, as she kneads her dough with floured hands, how we fairies glint in evening light, how we tell you tales of a world beyond the veil of stomachs that never hunger, lips that never wait to be kissed. tell her how a prince awaits you yes, even you, daughter of a house slave...

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Cogs

by on Apr 1, 2014 in Poetry | 0 comments

each morning she awoke as a cog within a vast machine around her relentless clicks like a thousand flurried crickets she closed her eyes and knew the length of each stitch exactly when to pivot the cloth the perfect rhythm of foot on pedal she measured each day by shirts by how the white...

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