For the original poem which is way cool but also for the link to the wonderful essay by Alice Notley.
What a great craft resource today! Hail, hail, the disobedient!
I enjoyed reading the essay by poet Alice Notley so much that I almost forgot to write my poem.
First, Challenge 20: “Write a poem that involves rebellion in some way.” Immediately I felt quite at home. Then I read the essay and felt all is right in this world.
Still, my poem waited to be written. All the words in quotation marks are by Alice Notley of whom I never heard before but she certainly made an impression. Thank you for recognising the truth.
“There were no babies in poetry then. How could that have been? What are we leaving out now?”
I don’t think it’s exactly a profession
neither a horrorscope sign
or the answer to the question:
What do you wish to be
when you grow up?
Still, it marginally beats
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