I baste myself in it I base myself on it, This slathered-on artifice is me, I am sour to the taste So they will spit me out, The ugly poison frog survives, Do not get to know me I say, You will not like what you find Advertisements
Would you like me any better If I did a dance If I skipped about, If I prattled and pranced? I went into the yawning jaws, You were there, You asked me all about myself I couldn’t tell you much, You stared, And I left, thinking I’d got it, But all the time, You … More Poem – Would You Like Me Any Better If…?
If your face fits we’ll take you, If it doesn’t we’ll unmake you You can come along and try, And see if we’re for you, But chances are we’re not for you, And time will slide, You’ll find we’re not on your side, And your face won’t fit, So we’ll unmake you You will not … More Poem – If Your Face Fits
Reject everything you don’t understand Or if you prefer Reject everything For you, they are one and the same Party to avoid the pain, Drink to avoid the thinking, Rolling in the gutter Miss looking at the stars
I’m soon to be free so what shall I do? I could get on my soap-box and blame it on you, Or run for the stairs, sticking heels with glue, I’m soon to be free – and so are you Nobody knew me when I sat in my chair, They didn’t consent to breathe in … More Poem – I’m Soon to be Free
You didn’t agree with me, So I sat away from you at the meeting, Thirty-something going on three, You’re not good enough to sit with me, I complain about my crow’s feet, My black-nyloned legs and witch’s feet, ‘Put away your pennies’ That’s what you said to me Humiliatingly, Caring nothing for how it made … More Poem – Gin in Teacup
Thank you for accepting me, You showed me who you really are Thank you for rejecting me, You showed me who you really are