Wednesday, February 17, 2010

The League of Pissed Off Women

Shinobu Dainagon No Suke
proud and sexy, kind of spooky
jumped in the sea, performed her duty
did Lady Dainagon No Suke.

She played koto, composed Haiku
and she wooed a biwa hoshi.
Who wields the blade makes up the rules
and she packed a wakizashi.

Although her man, he let her down
Lady Dainagon No Suke
her sword was mightier than his pen
and she served up penis sushi.

If trees fall, where no sound hears
does woman weep who sheds no tears?
Where no soul breathes does freedom matter?
Where no heart beats can hope be shattered?

Android Ilsa stood on the wall
Angry Ilsa had a great fall.
All the technicians and corporate men
won't put Ilsa together again.

Lawd have mercy, for Heaven's sake -
look what a mess poor Nixie makes
of a Pentecostal preacher man
who preached the blood of Christ the Lamb

Who preached of Christ's grim crown of thorns
who called her from the unicorns
though she was dead, was now reborn.

Transformed with love for God and Man
killed by mistake her lover Dan.
Thou shalt not give hope to the damned.

I let them get away with murder
That I may be a litterateur.


  1. Garce,

    If you ever make it over to the UK, make sure you come when our local poetry group is hosting an event.

    Would love to hear you reading your work to an audience.



  2. That would be really fun. I'll remember it.


  3. *giggled and snorted coffee all over my laptop screen"

    Marvelous, Garce! You might have just initiated a few new verses to the old children's meme rhyme:

    Lizzie Borden took an axe,
    gave her mother 40 wacks....


  4. RG!

    I haven't heard from you in so long. Throw me something and tell me how its hangin'.


  5. Hey, Garce,

    Are you our generation's Dr. Seuss?

    Fabulous images. Especially the one of Nixie, which really captures her spirit.

    I do wonder what someone who hasn't read your stories would make of this verse, however.


  6. Hi Lisabet!

    Well, maybe they'd want to?


  7. Hi Lisabet

    typo -
    Maybe they'd want to read the stories??

  8. As someone who hasn't read your stories, let's just say that I'm wickedly intrigued. :D

    Also, from the sounds of it, they deserved to get away with murder. And now, of course, I have the Cell Block Tango song from Chicago stuck in my head. ;)


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