girls [poem]



this is a poem from my upcoming book, BRANCHES. it was shot by ariela barer and edited by me.

“In one 2008 study of university undergraduates, 62 percent of girls reported being exposed to porn before the age of 18 (though not always voluntarily).” http://www.teenvogue.com/story/porn-has-basically-become-todays-unofficial-substitute-for-sex-ed

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38 thoughts on “girls [poem]

  • September 5, 2017 at 11:52 pm
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    Last line " we found a balloon on the soccer field damp as a milk carton" am I way off or is that to mean they found a condom, they don't understand what it means, and milk carton for the missing girls faces on them and how they don't understand rape and death or kidnap as a result and the sadness of it all, to them it's just childish balloons? Anybody?

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  • September 5, 2017 at 11:52 pm
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    Wow. I love everything about this, the poem and film are both wonderful

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  • September 5, 2017 at 11:52 pm
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    I just found yoy this week and I've gone and listened to so many of your poems and I just want you to know that you've already become a huge inspiration to me. Also you are very pretty. Any advice for someone just starting to get into poetry?

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  • September 5, 2017 at 11:52 pm
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    i first heard your first poem after i was sexually assaulted and fely alone and heard your poem rape joke and fell in love. I felt understood and no longer doomed as if my voice was heard. 2 weeks ago i found out my case may not go to trial and felt buried and i came back here where i can hear someone understand. thank you.

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  • September 5, 2017 at 11:52 pm
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    I absolutely love your poetry!!! It is so beautiful and powerful! Is there any way that you would consider doing a video about writing poetry for beginners? I would love to learn how to convey my thoughts through poetry, but I don't even know where to begin.

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  • September 5, 2017 at 11:52 pm
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    Holy moly, this hit me hard. Your words here felt like staccato blows to the gut. Thanks for creating such incredible work, chica <3

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  • September 5, 2017 at 11:52 pm
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    That was so so great. The last line about 'finding a balloon in the soccer field as damp as a milk carton ' could someone elaborate? x

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  • September 5, 2017 at 11:52 pm
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    Honestly this is gorgeous! The words and video go together seamlessly, you and Ariela are obviously an amazing team. I look up to you a lot as a writer and this is definitely one of my top 10 favorite poems to date. I am in awe.

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  • September 5, 2017 at 11:52 pm
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    would you ever consider making a video about methods of writing poems/slam poetry? (if you've already made one i apologize, i just haven't found it.) i have been wanting to get into it! thank you. you're so inspirational and are truly so intelligent, creative, and all around awesome.

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  • September 5, 2017 at 11:52 pm
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    lmao as a generation z person who grew up in a time surrounded by internet, i found porn at the age of 8. I've always been flexible and proud, because i did gymnastics, and I knew how it was a sexual thing to do a split before i even knew what sex was. This poem hit me hard ily

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  • September 5, 2017 at 11:52 pm
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    this poem is important to me, first time I saw "porn" I was about ten. The cover for a "men magazine" it was so violent and I felt really bad, god, this really got to me

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  • September 5, 2017 at 11:52 pm
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    My jaw is still on the floor… This is just raw. Love your words Rhiannon and Ariela shots are raw. -peace

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