Circe's Lament: Anthology of Wild Women Poetry

Circe s Lament Anthology of Wild Women Poetry Circe s Lament is a collection of powerhouse poems by women that make you want to get down and growl These aren t poems for the faint of heart or the bashful These are poems for the she wolves These a

  • Title: Circe's Lament: Anthology of Wild Women Poetry
  • Author: Bianca Lynne Spriggs Katerina Stoykova-Klemer
  • ISBN: 9781936628414
  • Page: 491
  • Format: Paperback
  • Circe s Lament is a collection of powerhouse poems by women that make you want to get down and growl These aren t poems for the faint of heart or the bashful These are poems for the she wolves These are poems for the brazen hussies These are poems for the wicked, the loud mouthed, the ballsy, and the big hearted Lean in and listen closely They ll teach you how to bitCirce s Lament is a collection of powerhouse poems by women that make you want to get down and growl These aren t poems for the faint of heart or the bashful These are poems for the she wolves These are poems for the brazen hussies These are poems for the wicked, the loud mouthed, the ballsy, and the big hearted Lean in and listen closely They ll teach you how to bite Ada Limon

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    1. [My poem in this collection, “Putsch and Counter-Putsch,” is on page 122.]Not too long ago, I watched a YouTube clip from “Politically Incorrect” in which Bill Maher asked Susan Sarandon to comment on the 25th anniversary of “Thelma and Louise,” and she talked about the negative response, the astonishing backlash the film evoked. Butch and Sundance, Thelma and Louise, both films iconic, the former perceived as heroic (whimsically heroic, dying as they had lived?), the latter reprehen [...]

    2. You want to know what women are made of? Open wide and find out--please forgive me. I forgot. I forgot my mind- you must forgive me. I dismissed my own body. I could not see the flowers. When this masks falls off--we have it all, but hardly know what any of it does--portraying women's pain- because they know.-- the story of a woman at the foot of the cross, she who hurried bravely to the tomb at first light

    3. There are a number of gems in this anthology. It was up and down in a few places, but poem's like "In Praise of Four-Letter Words", "To the Way I Walk", and "Voicing Desire" (I know the author of this one, so might be slightly bias) are worthy of a spot on the list of things a woman should read on a rough day.

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