a good woman

Posted: March 7, 2010 in Uncategorized
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oh it’s great to be a good woman
it’s so great
you speak polysyllabically
you know what an iamb is
because you walk on them
speak up using them

oh it’s great to be a good woman
it’s so great
you can walk on streets without fear
no one reads your mind
the pages are complicated
verbose and busty

oh it’s great to be a good woman
it’s so great
no one ever takes advantage of you
no one ever fucks you over
because that would require
you getting fucked

all the not-so-great women
know a great woman when they see one
and they shake their heads
and they keep moving
being great may be infectious
spinster chic is contagious

because there is nothing more frightening
than when a nigga claims to love your mind
when you know he’s working
with barely half of one
you know something’s not right
something’s not good enough

and you cry
while fearing your goodness
and feeling more like a tome
a treatise
a canon
than a woman

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