Feminism · Personal · Poetry · Uncategorized

Crazy Cat Lady

Cats are painted as
Adorable villains
For not smiling
when they see us
For not appearing eager
To please
For their independence

Something in the way
cats are described
Reminds me of misogyny
But why am I surprised?
They are the State animal
That turns a single woman
Into a stereotype
What kind of “crazy”
woman would rather
Not bend over backwards
To find herself a man?

She must be mentally ill



Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s