Archive for the ‘The Flow’ Category
posted by Emilyn (Drew SDS) & Christa
We fucking love this video, so hopefully you do too.
Like A Boy
The Phoenix by Vanessa Nichols
At the dawn,
The sun sheds her cloak of mood, cloak and starry black skies
And stands naked, bright and shining,
Filled with yellow, and orange, and brilliance.
And all I can do is wish to be as lovely as she.
Such radiance! Like the Phoenix rising;
Arms turned into wings the color of glowing embers
Stretched as wide and far as the rays of the sun herself.
Bursting with passion and gold and blazing.
Too small and too wonderful to contain it all.
But we don’t believe in blinding flames anymore.
How can we dream of such light? Read the rest of this entry »
Hey there all you gender non-conformists! This time around we are bringing you a song by Maple Rabbit, a three-person keyboard band from Philadelphia. You can find their myspace page here: http://www.myspace.com/maplerabbit
It’s pretty straightforward as to why we picked this song! Sorry if the lyrics are a little off, we couldn’t find the actual ones online!
Fuck Macho Bullshit Forever
by Maple Rabbit
Everyday when we walk home from work
its hey baby hey hey do you have a boyfriend?
I said yeah, my girlfriend is my boyfriend yeah
My girlfriend is my boyfriend
Can’t Hold Us Down
Christina Aguilera and Lil’ Kim
So what am I not supposed to have an opinion
Should I be quiet just because I’m a woman
Call me a bitch cos I speak what’s on my mind
Guess it’s easier for you to swallow if I sat and smiled Read the rest of this entry »
About THE FLOW: Emilyn (Drew SDS) and Christa (formerly Drew SDS) will bring you monthly installments of “The Flow” which celebrates feminist creative writing. This includes lyrics, poems, short stories, etc. We want lyrics from a wide variety of music genres and works that cover issues that pertain to feminism, gener non-comformity, female/trans/genderqueer empowerment, etc. If you have suggestions or want to submit a piece please contact us at email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org. Thanks!
We’re starting out with an easy one for our first post – you know you love belting this out -at least we do!
<3 Emilyn and Christa