7 Poems To Help You Reflect & Resist, Because The Time For Action Is Now
Big news on the feminist front: The Women's March has announced its fifth action, Reflect & Resist, and bookworms everywhere surely must be thrilled. Unlike the demonstrations and marches and protests of the past few months, Reflect & Resist is about reading or watching or listening to work you can discuss with others. Sharing and conversation are key to this deeply personal action.
I like how Women's March defines the action:
Women's March encourages participants to choose work that challenges them. Let's face it: poems can be difficult to "get." Fortunately, that makes them perfect fodder for your Reflect & Resist session. The bonus? These seven are short enough that you can spend time with a few!
1"Skirting" by Dale Going
if I show you my legs
2"How to Be a Dream Girl Not a Doormat About the Ex" by Kathryn Maris
3"Tarragon, Are You a Wild Boar?" by Vi Khi Nao
Tarragon, are you a wild boar?
I was born female, hyper-focused
Let me trim your skirt, halibut
It’s dragging salt against my oregano
Buttered by butter in no butter