Fine China

Fine China

A Poem by Ty
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Self-Conscious Fine China

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We're in mirror again
Me, this being.
This, this ink pressed into flatten leaves
This centerfold, this, this perfection
These bone structures
These tailored images of thin and women
Not inclusive of all shapes, shades, and pigments,
Figures they were given
Figment of my imagination
Genie in a bottle granting wishes, maybe a revelation
At this rate we'll need therapy and consultation
Living
Decisions
A speech
A figure, it's lack of depth
Or substance
The shallow end of the swimming pool
She isn't the commercial, Western,
Cookie cutter.
Usual.
This in turn is what they believe to be their fine China
Plus brown minus the bougie
Bohemians, the Urban Style
Two dreams that appear on the verge of war
Maybe turn a nose up toward The Gibson Girl
Jazz after hours
The jazz age of flappers
Tectonic plate stress
With suggestions to count your blessings,
A confession,
A stifling standard
Acceptance,
A true push to be inclusive and expanded
Not to diminish realms of beauty in other women.





© 2017 Ty



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This makes a powerful statement. It highlights the difficulties faced by women who do not meet the largely media-defined image of the perfect female. The amusing part is that those who do satisfy the stereotype are usually very far from perfect. An intelligent, factual presentation that manages to be lyrical and haunting at the same time. Very well done.

Posted 5 Months Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Ty

5 Months Ago

It's those truths we hate to face, but needs to be said. Especially during a time like now. I really.. read more
The Iron Horseman

5 Months Ago

You're welcome. I enjoyed the piece tremendously.



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This makes a powerful statement. It highlights the difficulties faced by women who do not meet the largely media-defined image of the perfect female. The amusing part is that those who do satisfy the stereotype are usually very far from perfect. An intelligent, factual presentation that manages to be lyrical and haunting at the same time. Very well done.

Posted 5 Months Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Ty

5 Months Ago

It's those truths we hate to face, but needs to be said. Especially during a time like now. I really.. read more
The Iron Horseman

5 Months Ago

You're welcome. I enjoyed the piece tremendously.
Powerfully addicting

Sensually tracing the patterns with a soft fingertip bringing mental eruption and ecstacy.

brutally truthful

Awesome read

Matthew

Posted 5 Months Ago


1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

Ty

5 Months Ago

Your words are moving, Sir. I really appreciate the feed back. An attempt at bold.

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Added on May 4, 2017
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