Published on the Dangerous Women Project a few weeks ago.
2015 Australian Women Writers Challenge Review – Peony by Eileen Chong
My review of Peony by Eileen Chong
Bertolt Brecht: Questions from A Worker Who Reads
Who built Thebes of the seven gates?
In the books you will find the name of kings.
Did the kings haul up the lumps of rock?
The 85 Richest people own the same wealth as the 3.5 billion poorest people…
On a whim, I just followed one of the “Related Posts” links at the bottom of today’s Quick Hit from Mindy, and found my way to her earlier link to a post at The Hairpin about a book of poems by Alice Duer Miller, published in 1915.
Because we fail to notice that we fail to notice
A poem by R.D. Laing
Sunday Poet: Adrienne Rich
These are the words that made me love Adrienne Rich’s work: This is what living with children could be – without school hours, fixed routines, naps, the conflict of being both mother and wife with no room for being simply,… Read More ›
Sunday Poet: Maya Angelou
Dr Maya Angelou has changed autobiographical writing forever for all women, but especially for black women. I cannot tell you how much I love Dr Angelou’s poem, Still I Rise and there is something so special about hearing her recite… Read More ›
The Hairpin – Are women people?
Article on The Hairpin – Are women people?
Slam Poetry for Feminism
Via Clementine Ford on FB, two great slam poetry performances from a few years ago.
Google Autocomplete Poetry
Inspired by this FAIL in which Google autocompleted “can you eat” with “can you eat human flesh with wooden teeth”, I decided to start asking Google a few questions, and see what other people were searching for.
I think it makes a kind of poetry – and a kind of comment on the human condition.