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Barbie Doll

Rating: 4.0

This girlchild was born as usual
and presented dolls that did pee-pee
and miniature GE stoves and irons
and wee lipsticks the color of cherry candy.
Then in the magic of puberty, a classmate said:
You have a great big nose and fat legs.

She was healthy, tested intelligent,
possessed strong arms and back,
abundant sexual drive and manual dexterity.

She went to and fro apologizing.
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Chano Leal 18 November 2012

I'LL RESERVE MY COMMENT TIS BE PENDING THUNDERIOUS THIGHS UPON FAT LEGS TWAS HER APPENDAGE AKIN A MILLION WATT BULB, NUDE FROM REAR SHE WAS UPENDED THE HUMOR LOST UNDENIABLY COY, NOTHING GAINED, NOTHIMG LOST, SANS OFFENDING.

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Dave 20 October 2021

hey i feel u bro

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Emma Atkins 15 April 2016

OKAY, HOW MANY TIMES IN THIS ENGLISH CLASS DO I HAVE TO READ ABOUT CHILDREN COMMITTING SUICIDE? CHILDREN WHO SOUND LIKE ME? I HAD THOSE SAME THINGS TOLD ME ME, SAID ABOUT ME, AND YES I'M SAD, BUT I'M ALSO GROWING OVER IT. WHY DOES EVERYTHING HAVE TO END IN EVERYONE KILLING THEMSELVES? AM I NO SAD ENOUGH WITHOUT READING THIS ALL THE TIME? ! CAN WE PLEASE HAVE A POEM WHERE THERE'S SOME SMALL REVOLT, WHERE THE PROTAGONIST OVERCOMES IT, WHERE SHE FINDS SOME STRENGTH WITHIN HERSELF? Just once, I want to read something that doesn't end in a cruel and unjust death. Yes, I know the point the poem is trying to make. However, it inspires no change in women. It only tells us that we cannot overcomes society's barriers to freedom.

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Meeta Ghosh 17 July 2016

Read Phenomenal Woman by Maya Angelou. I hope it helps.

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Joseph R. Biden 20 October 2021

And Corn Pop was a bad dude. And he ran a bunch of bad boys. And back in those days -- to show how things have changed -- one of the things you had to use, if you used Pomade in your hair, you had to wear a baby cap

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Donald J. Trump 20 October 2021

"They haven't seen anything like what's coming at us in 25,30 years, maybe ever. It's tremendously big and tremendously wet, tremendous amounts of water, "

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Chinedu Dike 22 August 2021

Well conceived and wonderfully brought forth....

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Sylvia Frances Chan 22 August 2021

A profound poem, well worded with power.5 Stars

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kerme2011 15 June 2021

abv

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KERILA 15 June 2021

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