“Purdah I” by Imtiaz Dharker.

Purdah Iby Imtiaz Dharker.One day they said she was old enough to learn some shame. She found it came quite naturally. Purdah is a kind of safety. The body finds a place to hide. The cloth fans out against the skin much like the earth that falls on coffins after they put dead men in. [...]

A Saturday Woman Poet, Women Writers On Poethead in 2010.

A Saturday Woman Poet 2010 , some Women Writers from the Poethead blog . The Saturday Woman Poet  category of Poethead is related to  other categories and themes within this site called , 25 Pins in a Packet , Women Creators,  A Saturday Woman Poet and Saturday Women Poets. I will be adding those links and archives at [...]

Torture of Women, by Nancy Spero, reviewed at Guernica Magazine.

. . Torture of Women , Nancy Spero. Publ 2010, Siglio Press. The latest edition of Guernica Magazine includes a review of the Spring 2010 publication  of Torture of Women  by Nancy Spero. I am linking this review at the bottom of this small piece, along with a link to the publication notes. There is a Nancy Spero [...]

“The Octogenarian” By Edith Sitwell (Reblog)

Re-blogging this poem, I think its about time there was a bit more Edith Sitwell on the site. it was transcribed from *Facade*, so I have to find my notes to add in the Publication date etcetera. 'The Octogenarian Leaned from his window, To the Valerian Growing below Said, 'My Nightcap is the only gap in [...]