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“Barbie Doll” – Marge Piercy
“Her good nature wore out
like a fan belt.
So she cut off her nose and her legs
and offered them up.”
“Tamerlane” – Edgar Allan Poe
“I have no words-alas!-to tell
The loveliness of loving well!”
“Daddy” – Sylvia Plath
“Every woman adores a Fascist,
The boot in the face, the brute
Brute heart of a brute like you.”
“In winter, in my room” – Emily Dickinson
“A snake, with mottles rare,
Surveyed my chamber floor,
In feature as the worm before,
But ringed with power.”
“In the Desert” – Stephen Crane
“Who, squatting upon the ground,
Held his heart in his hands,”
What are some of your favorite poems?