Know the poet?

7th Aug 2011 | 27 notes

“When butches cry
They weep, they wail
they gnash their teeth
and moan

Strong woman’s pain
it’s just the same

except it’s mostly done
alone”

—Bonni Barringer, “When Butches Cry”, in The Persistent Desire: A Femme-Butch Reader, ed. Joan Nestle

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