Uriah Hamilton


Braless In Detroit - Poem by Uriah Hamilton

In the early 1970’s
The singer Rickie Lee Jones
Was arrested in Detroit
For not wearing a bra.

I would have been
Around eight years old
At the time
But had I known,
I would have organized
A jailbreak.

To this day,
I support a woman’s right
To do whatever she pleases,
Especially with her breasts!


Comments about Braless In Detroit by Uriah Hamilton

  • (8/19/2006 1:25:00 PM)

    it reminds me of a quote i once heard: 'i'd like a woman's mind more if it bounced gently when she walked.' yes, as said by linda, a very typical male perspective.

    eni da kid
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  • Linda Ori (8/5/2006 11:43:00 PM)

    Wait a minute - I was in Detroit in the 70's and NONE of us wore bras! How come we didn't get arrested? lol! Must be we weren't singin' the right songs! Fun piece here, Uriah, and a typically male perspective!
    Linda
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  • (3/31/2006 3:45:00 PM)

    I am with you on this!

    dan
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  • (9/27/2005 4:18:00 PM)

    breasts are such wonderful things. they should be exposed regularly and often! fun poem!

    Jake
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  • (9/26/2005 8:53:00 AM)

    haha! I made up my mind in the mid-seventies not to wear one. I would have been about 15. Also, no more pjs. I was such a radical kid. (Report)Reply

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  • (8/25/2005 8:26:00 PM)

    Don't know what spirit this poem was intended but, it seemed harmless enough. I'm all for freedom of dress, etc.. Thanks for the vote! ;) (Report)Reply

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  • (8/9/2005 7:59:00 PM)

    Uriah, you certainly know how to keep abreast of the times? Well done. (Report)Reply

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  • (7/28/2005 3:14:00 PM)

    YAY! A man after my own chest...loved it (Report)Reply

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  • (6/24/2005 2:11:00 PM)

    This one made me laugh. Rickie Lee Jones! Chuck E's in Love! Wow...haven't thought of her in a long time. Although, I'd rather not think about her bra... :) But I liked the poem. Not the same old same old. Something fun and smiley! (Report)Reply

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  • (6/18/2005 8:54:00 PM)

    Nice poem, Uriah. This conversational style is your forte`, especially in a poem with this subject matter. Thanks for the mammeries..err...memories. (Report)Reply

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  • (6/18/2005 8:45:00 PM)

    Uriah, I also support women's breasts when I'm allowed to: -) Let it all hang out, that's what I say. I mean no offense, I know you didn't write this poem for my tit-illation. However, I like your anecdotal style; I write similarly to that sometimes. I wrote 'Robert Mitchum' a bit like this. Good call. (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, June 18, 2005

Poem Edited: Sunday, June 19, 2005


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