Kategori: Alanis Morissette

Straitjacket

Straitjacket Something so benign for me construed as cruelty Such a difference between who I am and who you see Conclusions you come to of me routinely incorrect I don’t know who you’re talking to with such fucking disrespect This shit’s...

Flinch

Flinch What’s it been over a decade?It still smarts like it was four minutes agoWe only influenced each other totallyWe only bruised each other even more so What are you my blood? You touch me like you are my bloodWhat are...

Versions Of Violence

Versions Of Violence Coercing or leavingShutting down and punishing Running from rooms, defendingWithholding, justifying These versions of violenceSometimes subtle sometimes clearAnd the ones that go unnoticedStill leave their mark once disappeared Diagnosing, analyzingUnsolicited adviceExplaining and controlling, Judging opining and meddling These...

Heart Of The House

Heart Of The House You are the original template.You are the original exemplary.How seen were you, actually?How revered were you (honestly) at the time?Why pleased with your low maintenance?Where was your ally, your partner in feminine crime?Oh, mother, who’s your buddy?Oh,...