Arabian Nights

Man: Master, mocker, mender.
Woman: Mother, martyr, mate.
Boy: Boss, boar, bored.
Girl: Goth, goose, goddess.

               Great nothings of veils shattered,
                              Nonexistent, raped and rotten.
                                                            Boats offshore murdering the
                                                                           Fisherman was a lady kissing sharks.

                                                                                                                        Take it, make it, break it, behead it
                                                                           As long as desired you, taker of worlds Destroyer of the words!

                                                                                                                                       Monster is the master and mother.
                                                                                                                        Martyr is the empty shells on the shore.

Puffed reduced larynx spoke of lost voice in the neuron.
Washed up crowd witnessed a miracle on TV.
My bird repeated the static.
               Take a scythe to his throat who spoke the first word.
                              Quiet meadows drooped to the long sleep.
                                             Allah saw Christ in the mirror adjusting his crown…

Amazonians wished a life without birth.
Seeds burned the prairies.
Backed-up AI laughed at humanity for over-caring.

                                                                                                                                       Her claws tore at my face for looking.
Beds red-rimmed. Mouths bed-killed.
Pets met me in heaven.
    Forgotten tales are the best to disremember

Mark my/your/her/his words, but not ours. 
               There's no we in women,
                              Only men, come to stay indefinitely…

P.s. stands for past secrets...patriarchal society...pestering sort...protected sons.

Raha.M is the pseudonym of a 33 yo bilingual Iranian studying English Literature in Tehran, Iran. She is mainly focused on animals studies and environmental issues within literature. You can find more of her writing on her website: https://openendedlit.wordpress.com/.
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