FEMINIST IS A DIRTY WORD

An accidental poem made by searching my gmail inbox for one word:

feminist fits involve
feminist fists

I will quiet the feminist in me

feminist is a dirty word

into the

Animals

do you think
it’s insane
the way people
treat animals
like people?

yes

but i also think
it’s insane the
way people
treat animals when
they treat them
like animals

(A collaborative accidental poem extracted from g-chat.)

ME

A g-chat experiment in accidental poetry:

i feel like he’s playing with me

days like these remind me

and it seems as if that cost me

and then told me to shut up

she’ll keep me young

it makes me nervous

thanks for believing in me

but i think it makes me feel lonely

Note: poem is comprised of sentences from five separate g-chat conversations.

boots

Capitol Hill, Seattle.

SOFT

My flannel
wintertime sheets

The petals of
the yellow flowers
on the table

My belly, especially
sitting in an office
all day

Our voices in the
bedroom, floating
above our invisible
bodies