Dailies 10/1/16: Bloody Mary, What It’s Like to Be a Girl, & a poem from “The Book of Repulsive Women”

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Bloody Mary
April Bernard

Note who’s got to go
today, don’t fuss
about the means,
just go ahead behead,
impale, starve, strappado,

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What It’s Like to Be a Girl

Cati Porter

I

Cotton balls and cotton swabs and soft cotton underpants and pink curls

and violet toilet water and lipstick the color of your gum and chewing

politely with your mouth closed and keeping your bedroom eyes in the

bedroom in a water glass by the bed by the foot by the drapes your mother

drew with her magic marker making the rounds, making off

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In Particular

Djuna Barnes

What loin-cloth, what rag of wrong
Unpriced?

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