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Monday, January 23, 2023


by Lavinia Kumar 

Supreme Court says it can’t determine who leaked draft Dobbs opinion. 
The Washington Post, January 20, 2023

No one

Confessed or squealed

The babe was dripped, not leaked.

Did the French letter have a hole?

Don’t tell.


In Court,

No leak of Roe—

No trust in settled law.

Was the IUD aborted?

Don’t tell.


The pill’s

Bitter poison

Sure to gag young women.

The law’s cold still-birth not controlled?

Don’t tell.

Lavinia Kumar’s latest book is Spirited American Women: Early Writers, Artists, & Activistsvery short prose of near 90 amazing women writers, poets, publishers, painters, artists, abolitionists, early suffragettes, and activists.