What The Pink Had To Say MAG

By Unknown, Unknown, Unknown

   A sugar coated rose,

Fluffy and velvety smooth

The fragile color of a newborn baby's ear

Saltwater taffy or soft bubble gum



A canopy bed in foamy, frothing

Pink

And of course,

My grandmother's favorite lipstick shade,

Shocking and inappropriate



After this

An intrusion:

Four matte walls

Suffocating me,

Walls I had not chosen -

All pink as Pepto Bismol



And at last

A small voice feminine coy

Whispering,

"I am a good girl,

A sweet girl,

A good girl,

In pink."





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ellabella said...
on Dec. 28 2011 at 5:46 am
ellabella, Dayton, Ohio
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Favorite Quote:
"Life has no meaning anymore does it?"

I think I get what your going for on the sexism how all girls don't have to like pink, but in so soceity,they are led this way... anyway..good article. It gave me a new perspective.

on Sep. 4 2011 at 5:50 pm
AlwaysAntlers SILVER, Kingsport, Tennessee
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Favorite Quote:
“Don't forget - no one else sees the world the way you do, so no one else can tell the stories that you have to tell.”
― Charles de Lint, (from his book,The Blue Girl)

This is very good. I'm not sure what the meaning is, but I think it's about how everyone expects girls to be a certain way. Good job!


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