Moral Algebra

You do the math and I'll provide the irrationals,
as I tend to cling to panic in the asymmetry of life.
In this Twenty-First century women still suffer
from laws streaming out of councils of men.
These are not self-stabbing heorines,
they do not ask the heavy deluge of derision.
They are faced with laws stemming from an abbatoir,
from men who wish to usurp the birthright.
Men who have become strangers to their own mothers,
men whose teets dispense a fouled milk,
men who deserve an anal ultrasound colonoscopy.
So, I beg you to balance the inequality of the equation,
gather our sisters in this non-Euclidean space:
this is one we solve by inspection!

Poetry by Brian Oarr
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Written on 2012-05-06 at 04:55

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So good to read your poetry again. I appreciate your inventive vocabulary and meticulous attention to form and content. Keep 'em coming.