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Sunday, November 03, 2013

NAPUSWRIMO: Day 3 of Pussy & Poetry "The Perfect Vagina"



Specifics: A Coding

the infinite return from exactness
what in a language is deformed


[vagina (from Latin vāgīna, literally "sheath" or "scabbard") is a fibromuscular elastic tubular tract which is a sex organ and has two main functions: sexual intercourse and childbirth. In humans, this passage leads from the opening of the vulva to the uterus (womb), but the vaginal tract ends at the cervix. Unlike men, who have only one genital orifice, women have two, the urethra and the vagina. The vaginal opening is much larger than the urethral opening, and both openings are protected by the labia.[1][2] The inner mould of the vagina has a foldy texture which can create friction for the penis during intercourse. During arousal, the vagina gets moist to facilitate the entrance of the penis.
The Latinate plural "vaginae" is rarely used in English. Colloquially, the word vagina is often used to refer to the vulva or to the female genitals in general.[3]However, by its dictionary and anatomical definitions, vagina refers exclusively to the specific internal structure.]

:: ssshhhhhh ::

[The Great Wall of Vagina (artist Jamie McCartney) ]

Apparently, the excuse is that specificity in citing particulars is not necessary.

A naming of a naming is an excuse.

As much as I want to say: look at this.
There is no way of looking for me
that can look away from the body
of a man who puts his hands on a woman's
body in order to show her
her body// do you under/ stand
the imprint of the gaze
and under what duress you make
a thing called art
a telling of what I'm seeing
but told wrong
from the exact definition

you get to rename
again



Dear Travelers in the Landscape of Perfection:
Dear Mothers in the Lost Desert of Mouths:
Dear Sisters who Labor Under False Impressions:
Dear Girl who Sewed the Flower Tattoo:
Dear Monster who Crept This Shadow Into:
Dear Hand over Hand that Waded:
Dear Good-Byes to Mirroring:
Dear Frightening:
Dearest: 

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