Author Archives: Alexandra Wuest

About Alexandra Wuest

Alexandra Wuest is a writer based in Brooklyn, NY. She is the author of THE FEMALE GAZE IS COOL (Bottlecap Press 2015). She tweets at @allie_kw.

Three Poems – Alexandra Wuest

 

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LIVING BRUSH

I tried to make a painting
but I made this instead
because ‘there are no great female painters’
and I got tired of living up to your
post modern analysis

Am I post liberated enough
Am I post dignified enough
Am I post Listerine mouth washed enough

Tell me how to best be your muse
and slide me through the blue paint
just like Yves
I know my body was made for your use
just like Eve

Institutionalize me
by which I mean 
put me in a museum
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