Rattle poets respond to the Grenfall Tower tragedy & the North Carolina law that says that “no” doesn’t mean “no.”

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Olga Dermott-Bond reacts to the Grenfell Tower tragedy

GRENFELL

We are throwing our children
out of windows.
Knotted bedsheets are falling
short
and we are
wrapped in choking blankets
high in this tower—
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Meghann Plunkett responds “to a bill in North Carolina that is currently under scrutiny. The bill removes a loophole from a 1979 North Carolina Supreme Court ruling that meant a person who originally gave consent at the start could not revoke their consent during the act. If the act became violent, for instance, and the victim said ‘stop,’ the predator was under no legal obligation to do so.”

IN WHICH I NAME MY ABUSER PUBLICLY

and they appear from the under-eaves.***A litter of women
herding toward the full-stop***of his name.***Tall,

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