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Woman

Margaret Lindsay Holton


Woman, you are cave to men
who brandish their swords
and seek ways to enter your quiet domain

the most important offering
you have to make
to humankind is your hollow home

in the darker recesses
of your inner self
all moments become one

complete, void, empty
your void holds
the promise of sweet life

cherish this distinction
before Science and Swords
stick you.

1988



Margaret Lindsay Holton's works copyright © to the author.


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