Deep respectful bow to Katie Makkai!
Passionate, intelligent, well delivered ,so needed that women let the world know what we think about the culture that degrades us.Thank you for the moments of tears. A big golden star on your poetry.
I saw that video of “Pretty” on Facebook, and also panicked, thinking she was implying the surgery had cost her vision. Reading this, I am assured, it was an inference about the perspective of it being an alien or artificial face, and not her OWN face. People squint slightly under spotlights. I thought, yea, she could be blind, oh my… But other than that scare, it was an EXCELLENT presentation. Thank you Katie.
[...] is no ideal to pursue. For most of us, it’s unattainable. I posted a link to a video of slam poet Katie Makkai performing her poem “Pretty.” (Link courtesy of Feminist Fatale.) Later that day, a lady [...]