April 12, 2021

 

By the force of my doom

 
 
 

By the force of my doom

By the force of my doom
The outcast

The blood of disgrace
Is in menstruation.

And not upon
(A foreign)foreskin
In humility

And not as
A wife to bear it
In humility

For this
I give

No guarantee.





Article © Tali Cohen Shabtai. All rights reserved.
Published on 2021-03-01
Image(s) are public domain.


1 Reader Comments

Gorge
03/18/2021
09:21:04 AM

I love the poetry of Tali Cohen Shabtai. I do not think there is a better creator than her to protest like in this poem.
Great and powerful!

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