Re: Word: Gary Frances

Gary Frances3

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This poem originally appeared in the November, 2012 issue of B O D Y.
 
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HARD TO STAND UP

 

It’s hard to stand up
for women in the company of men.

They’re such inconsequential beings.
The women are even worse.

There’s the drama and the joke
of being able to live with them

and then not being able to.
We all know

what they’re like.
The bitches. The bastards.

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GARY FRANCES is an Australian poet.

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