Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Brains and beauty

It might appear,
The Game and Play of the Chess
is not fitting nor seemly thing for a woman.

We built it slowly over the years,
a cautionary tale for the future:
what's true for men lasts longer.

A Quote Cento for Found Poetry Review Oulipost 1
Source article: The women of Westeros

3 comments:

  1. This feels a paradox, what truths are short lived and what are long lived. Sometimes actually the lies last longer, but Women have been ending the lies about them wherever possible.

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  2. curious - the closing lines in each stanza. thought provoking ~

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