December 02, 2006


it's a sex object if you're pretty
and no love
or love and no sex if you're fat

"Woman Poem" by Nikki Giovanni, from the album Truth Is on Its Way

If you are fat? If you are old. If you are independent. If you are…
You are invisible!

be a mother
grandmother strong thing but not woman
gameswoman romantic woman love needer
man seeker dick eater sweat getter
fuck needing love seeking woman

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This poem is more than about invisibility, but these quotes have haunted my soul since I first heard the album. It seemed like a premonition, now it has become embodied.

If this be the angry woman, I am her. What do I paint myself with, to make me visible?

Webcast concert commemorating 35th anniversary of Truth is on its Way.

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