Barbara Ruth reading some of her poems and short writings. Ruth, whose work has been published widely, describes herself as an old, arthritic, tree-loving, hypertensive, lesbian, epileptic, fibromyalgic Potowatomee, Ashkenazi Jewish, Welsh, chemically hypersensitive, neurodivergent daughter of Yemaya, spoonie, writer and photographer.
My poems and photos appear today in Slink Chunk. Womanifesto #11 was begun in 1974, so qualifies as a Dyketactics era poem Paola. It was rejected twice before it found it's home. On the Line was written last year, rejected three times before this publication. It begins: "If Paris is a woman, San Francisco is a lesbian."
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Feminist resistance to neoliberalism
Women's Community Calendar