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A lyrical look by poet-revolutionary Nellie Wong on sense of self as an Asian American woman versus the racist perceptions of others.
STRIKING WHILE THE IRON’S HOT
Forget the superficial forget it forget the words that lack meaning the senseless acts which pervert logic the choices we make which defeat… Read more »
Emma Groves… What’s Emma Groves got to do with plastic bullets? Emma Groves pickets outside Astra Astra Pyrotechnic, in Regent Street, London assembles the plastic bullets assembles the plastic bullets… Read more »
I am a lesbian feminist. Between 1979 and 1984 I worked as a locomotive assistant training to be a train driver for the Victorian Railways in Australia. At one time six women were training at South Dynon Loco and four women in country areas. Dianne Brown became qualified as a train driver in 1985. Unfortunately the other women left. The attitudes of many of the men working in the railways added to on the job pressure. I have put some of these attitudes into poetic form.