Her Name is George

We are limited by choices:

Marriage or prostitution?

Making babies or literature?
Understand this:
I’d rather have my house burned
than a husband.
Between the courting and the abandoning,
Envy drives progress;
Rebellions demonstrations and a failed coup,
A Prometheus is recreated:
You take off my long man’s coat,
Our gray hats.
Drinking smoking and screwing,
Start your own revolution:
Where did you live, and what did you live for?
Read my novels,

tear apart ideology; 

Defy me.

Declare amnesty.

Let’s eat.

© Alicia Khoo
Paris, May 2012

Her Name is George:
A Tribute to George Sand,
Feminism in the Arts


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