Put It All On.

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In my gentlemen’s club
the ladies come out on stage
in baggy sweats and hoodies
then ever so slowly put on
winter coats, boots and mittens.

They grind to the beat of a
girl power song, briefly
flipping off the stripper pole

A big tipper can take
one of the ladies
to the back room
and tie up her boot straps.

-Tosha Michelle

Happy International Women’s Day.

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58 thoughts on “Put It All On.

  1. I love this one. Hilariously translating some women’s frustration at the way women are objectivised. Personally I don’t mind as long as the women are actually able to choose between that and another day job but still prefer being a stripper.

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  2. hooklineandinkwell

    What a brilliant response to ;take it all off’! I love the creativity in this piece but more so the message because there is something warm about lacing up those winter galoshes πŸ™‚

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