Another Word for Sky Is Upside-Down-Understory
By Lynn Schmeidler
Sheena Queen of the Jungle I get you
you don't know how to act around men
but you can throw a bamboo spear like nobody ever orphaned you.
O lady of the jungle I ranked you 99th in 100 Sexiest Females
of All Time
and like you I prefer to be alone with my clench and dispossession.
I too speak with animals.
Sit your fiercely-proficient-in-knife-fighting self over here and give me something I can use.
Surprise me like you do your enemies.
What if there were someone to tell me not to pick my teeth
We heroines have to stick together in a grand but unembarrassed way
like an archipelago.
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