Miss Jane Repurposes | Kat Meads

$ 7.00

Kat Meads’s most recent poetry chapbook, Ladies First, is also a dancing girl press title. A chapbook of prose, Watering, is forthcoming from Red Bird Chapbooks. A native of North Carolina, Kat lives in California and teaches in Oklahoma City University’s low-residency MFA program.

 

 

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Like a sober little girl making mud pies, changeling

Jane works on Self—though not alone.

All the old ladies want to teach her something.

 

To starch, to fry, to shoot, to whine. Nothing

Off limits in the pass-along zone.

Like a sober little girl making mud pies, changeling

 

Jane: minion-in-making.

(Toss the biddies a bone.)

All the old ladies want to teach her something.

 

Do-this/do-that/don’t-ever training.

Youth on afternoon loan.

Like a sober little girl making mud pies, changeling

 

Jane misses dirt. Mucking. Messing.

Constructing her own dirty own.

All the old ladies want to teach her something.

 

Too much company/accompanying,

Another afternoon blown.

Like a sober little girl making mud pies, their changeling.

All the old ladies want to teach her something.