9.19.2012

bacchante

why do four walls suggest
that this space is my sphere


we shout out, loud, and proud
hidden but for our dreaming


Brocky Karoly, Sleeping Bacchante, 1850
public domain: Wikimedia Commons
 

the window of opportunity
opens infrequently, so fly
 
i want you when i want
and demand that you say yes

Kenia asked the Real Toads to write couplets inspired by landai, folk poems of the women of Afghanistan.