Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Day 56 of Feminist Joys: Misandrist Poetry

Hannah Jewell of Buzzfeed takes some classic poems and makes them awesome.
The woods are lovely, dark and deep,
But I have men I must make weep,
And tears to drink before I sleep,
And tears to drink before I sleep.
If you're religious, the Toast has misandrist prayers (actually, these are more useful if you're not religious).
The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want him.
I require no shepherd.
The keeping of female animals for male profit is a practice that has no place in the new world order.

 Or have a nursery rhyme. (This one's especially for the Guy, who, not having gone to an English medium school, was shocked when I told him about this rhyme.)
Georgie Porgie, puddin’ and pie,
Kissed the girls and made them cry,
When the boys came out to play
The girls sharpened their knives and made a decision.
Here are a few more:
The horn on the bus says kill all men,
Kill all men;
Kill all men.
The horn on the bus says kill all men,
all through the town.
We're not done yet.
Old King Cole
Was a merry old soul,
And a merry old soul was he;
He called for his pipe,
And he called for his bowl,
And he called for his fiddlers three
Treating human beings like objects is a symptom of the disease of capitalism 
On a more serious note: I'm trying to read more poetry, especially modern poetry. Recommendations? 

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