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Helen Of Troy Does Countertop Dancing

Rating: 4.2

The world is full of women
who'd tell me I should be ashamed of myself
if they had the chance. Quit dancing.
Get some self-respect
and a day job.
Right. And minimum wage,
and varicose veins, just standing
in one place for eight hours
behind a glass counter
bundled up to the neck, instead of

naked as a meat sandwich.
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K.c. Ford 05 October 2014

I found this poem long winded, weak, and achieving little.

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A rich tapestry of words knitted tightly together - this poem begs to be read over and over again to squeeze out the maximum meaning. Loved it. PPPPPPPP

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Shankar Natarajan 17 December 2013

http: //www.varicoseveinsgone.com/myths.html They'd like to see through me, but nothing is more opaque than absolute transparency. FFROM THIS LINES IF WE ARE TO RELATE THIS IN THE GOVERNMENT, IF THEY'RE JUST TRANSPARENT ENOUGH OF WHAT THEY DO EVERYTHING WILL GO SMOOTHLY.

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Cheung Shun Sang 06 November 2004

rather good i think.indeed!

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Pranab K Chakraborty 05 October 2012

I do give value. Like preachers, I sell vision, like perfume ads, desire or its facsimile. Like jokes or war, ... Profound with nice wit. Good poem and pure for PH lab.................... Pranab k c

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Khairul Ahsan 23 October 2020

'They'd like to see through me, but nothing is more opaque than absolute transparency.' - A strong, powerful statement!

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Kumarmani Mahakul 23 October 2020

Women should get their rights and wage. There should be women empowerment. This poem is very nice and excellently penned. A perfect modern poem of the day is chosen.

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A gleaming beautiful poem

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Edward Kofi Louis 23 October 2020

Stage, sage, wage! ! ! To give value; The world is full of women! ?? Thanks for sharing this poem with us.

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Erin Cowart 18 August 2020

What an immensely powerful poem!

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