What gives you pain?

Raspberry taste buds

What gives me pain
is
the last fresh Summer’s
Raspberry

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The Feminist Icarista: Ana Mendieta

Last Silueta

You fell into the pit of Cuban revolution, first exodus

And you were told: “it’s no good lingering over the pit

In war anything and everything goes, if you want to fit”

Peripheral excavating of thy heritage wills your uprising

 Pedro Pan girl in American exile, won’t states’ plaything

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Liberating Brainwashing

Duke Leto Atreides I’s Rite of passage in Dune by Frank Herbert

I must not fear.

Fear is the mind-killer.

Fear is the little-death that brings total obliteration.

I will face my fear.

I will permit it to pass over me and through me.

And when it has gone past I will turn the inner eye to see its path.

Where the fear has gone there will be nothing.

Only I will remain.

Dune (1984) – Gom Jabbar

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Too Much Information: Guilty Pleasures

Guilty Pleasures

I wish I were an outstanding stand-up comedian

Talkin’ freely of one’s guilt-ridden pleasures

To unabashed comfortably positioned plebeians

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Have Your Cake and Eat It Too

Desire_Rene Girard

I wish I were like my neighbor, the fitness instructor

Craving beets, mangold  and parsley cocktail splendor

And all things green for a fortnight detox on the rocks

She calls this festival: the chlorophyll paradise paradox

Yesterday, I told her spitefully that I have a secret to both

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