Thursday, November 08, 2007

Why Women Need The Goddess

we need a god who bleeds
spreads her lunar vulva &
showers us in shades of scarlet
thick & warm like the breath of her

/From Ntozake Shange, “We Need a God Who Bleeds Now,” in A Daughter’s Geography (New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1983), 51., quoted in Ochre.

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