This poem is a classic extended metaphor and an angry feminist poem about a woman’s relationship to food and the kitchen.
Clio Barrett is a 16-year-old Asian-Ameircan writer born and raised in Brooklyn, New York. Clio loves poetry, dogs and silver jewelry and when she isn’t dreaming up new obscure metaphors or scribbling random thoughts into her notes app, she spends her free time with her friends and family exploring the city and trying new foods.
I was scrolling on social media and my eye caught a rather shocking headline. This poem is about the article I read and how very serious news is made palatable.