I Am a Woman, And I Speak MAG

February 12, 2013
By Gina Vargas BRONZE, Red Hook, New York
Gina Vargas BRONZE, Red Hook, New York
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Tongue curled to the inside of my upper lip, pushing my

Glottis, larynx, jaw, intone
My gums are sodden with opinion:

My teeth have something to say
Superior, inferior lips part when

Lateral incisors stretch saliva webs

Rough, damp tongue, cow tongue, lifts

Bears witness to my lingual frenulum.
Oropharynx shivering at phonetic violence

My soft palate trembles, strong teeth, big, pink mouth

Oropharynx contracting, lifting the mandible, ribbed trachea awakens and air
It forms the words that I speak, thus
I do.

The author's comments:
So often, women and girls are afraid to express their opinions for fear of being judged. This poem stands for the eradication of that anxiety.

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on May. 30 2016 at 11:11 am
Luckystar78 ELITE, London, Other
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Favorite Quote:
"..though warm as summer it was fresh as spring." (Thomas Hardy) ("Far from the Madding crowd")

Scientifically woven poetry, with a pivotal political message symbolised in the verses. Well done!


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