Wessel van den Berg’s haiku leaves you with a sense impression and many questions.
Editor’s Note: This poem made me believe I’d discover a hard, easy fact. In the end, though, it left me with the fact that facts often aren’t easy or hard — they’re often just as intertwined and able to be shaped as a couple’s hairs in a wash basin. Gender wars rage on and we both age on. We all spend time pursuing things that aren’t in our “best interests,” whatever that may mean. And we all, regardless of gender, get in the same basins and leave traces of our older selves when we exit.
daily gender fact
whittling my ‘wisdom’ away
hair in our basin
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