Aya de Leon

author – activist – faculty – mom

Big Deal Haiku for Shailja Patel

shailja tedIf it’s unwelcome

If it assaults her body

It IS a big deal

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3 comments on “Big Deal Haiku for Shailja Patel

  1. philowriting
    October 6, 2014

    If she says it
    to a man who hears it
    He must first bow and
    ask What have I done?

  2. philowriting
    October 6, 2014

    When she says it
    he denies it, he calls it money
    and indignant says president
    also is suspect innocent
    Nation of shame, things I can’t live with

  3. philowriting
    October 6, 2014

    There were hours
    when it was only ours in sacks
    Friends said to him: wail and lament
    Ask for her ear She has Spoken!

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