Josephine DixonBanks

Rookie (Danbury, Connecticut)

Poems of Josephine DixonBanks

1. A Man's Man 5/24/2005
2. A State of Fear 5/24/2005
3. A Woman's Eyes 5/24/2005
4. An Elephant's Graveyard 5/24/2005
5. Ancestral Woman 5/24/2005
6. Blaming Poverty On The Poor 6/18/2004
7. Book-Smart VS Mother-Wit 5/24/2005
8. Cold Blooded Woman 5/24/2005
9. Critique Technique 5/24/2005
10. De-Mockery of Democracy 5/24/2005
11. Educated Ignorance 5/24/2005
12. Facade of Respectibility 5/24/2005
13. Follow the Blood 5/24/2005
14. Giving Up what You Really Want 5/24/2005
15. Giving up What You Really Want II 5/24/2005
16. God's Gunna Work it Out 5/24/2005
17. I Am the M.A.N. Manifested Attitude in & of Nature 5/24/2005
18. I Can Cry Now 5/24/2005
19. I Godda Right to be Angry 5/24/2005
20. I was to You What you Let Me Be 5/24/2005

It's A Guy Thing

The maternity hospital is the womb
The state of grace…departed too soon
Long forgotten...can’t resume
Not remembering is a tomb

Assimilate—matriculate
The external mandate
Subjugate—obliterate the inner being
Ritualistically, it’s a guy thing

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