Food For Thought


The severing of ties with a man who believes

that the death of a beautiful woman is, unquestionably, the most poetic topic in the world

is, unquestionably, the most poetic topic in the world.

 

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For every sexist bouncer,

there is an equal and opposite sexist artist.

At least the bouncer knows what “not tonight” means.

 

For every sexist footballer,

there is an equal and opposite sexist thinker.

At least the footballer can be tackled.

 

For every sexist builder,

there is an equal and opposite sexist academic.

At least the builder knows he’s part of the construction.

 

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I am full of salt; you are sickly sweet

You are food for thought; I don’t want to eat
[Lucy Allan]

Image Credit: Natàlia Phoebe

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