Friday, February 11, 2011

Tools For Girls

Every girl needs a knife.
One that slices clean
and shears flesh from the bone
without effort or time to think twice.
Every girl needs a knife.


Every girl needs a fire.
Hot like desire
shedding light when the moon goes shy.
A gathering place for spirits that happen by.
Every girl needs a fire.

Fiction in 55 for my G-Man!

49 comments:

g-man said...

A Boning knife and a fire?
Remind me to stay on your Good side !
Loved your eerie 55 Mama Zen..Thanks for playing, and have a Kick Ass Week-End....G

Brian Miller said...

um...so just who you got cooking? a good knife is a great tool, girl or otherwise...

Formerly known as Frau said...

Love it I took as every girl needs tools to kick ass and have the fire for passion in life. Have a wonderful weekend!

Lynn said...

I don't know about the knife, but the fire - definitely.

Adoption of Jane said...

I agree every girl needs a knife and a fire!

Fireblossom said...

I read this, like, five times. I love it. It makes me do a half smile and go "uh huh!"

I think you're stealing my mojo. Watch it! ;-)

Sweta said...
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blueviolet said...

I see who wears the pants at your house!

Sweta said...

Absolutely-the two most important thing I cherish in my life..the flames and the sharp edge :D
Nice 55 :D

izzy said...

Absolutely love it! it sings
and is so true- Thanks.

Secret Mom Thoughts said...

You are so poetic. Love this 55.

Fireblossom said...
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coalblack said...

if that fireblossom gives you any crap, just send up a flare, i'll fix her.

your 55 is way cool.

i wrote one too.

ab said...

I like the survivalist vibe of this one. Fantastic as always.

TALON said...

Strength and passion, Mama Zen - definitely required :)

Akelamalu said...

Is she a hunting gal? :0

hedgewitch said...

Back to the basics, i couldn't agree more. You can do everything you need with a sharp knife and a fire.

I want coffee too though, or the fire is just a cruel joke.

Great 55, MZ--I love what you write.

moondustwriter said...

and some music to dance by

Nice 55 MZ

Monkey Man said...

I smell barbecue. Great 55.

signed...bkm said...

Yes - everygirl does need a knife...and desire...great words of advice...bkm

angie/sevenclowncircus said...

Definitely an empowering poem. :)

anthonynorth said...

Definite essentials.

Belinda said...

Yes and yes! The knife can sharpen overtime but the fire must always always come from within. Loved this!

Alice Audrey said...

Yep. We do.

Ebie said...

A fillet knife perhaps?

Nice! I like it hot like desire!~

Linda said...

Oh, I like this one. Good job!

Caty said...

I have a favorite knife...now if only to have that fire..

MacDougal Street Baby said...

Somebody is jonesing for Survivor.

william said...

lovely poem dear xx

Margaret said...

I've got the "fire", but very dull knives. I need to do something about that. :)

Pagan Sphinx said...

Well done and fun! Thanks for a smile on this frigid friday night in new england

Carletta said...

Well done!
I always love the 'unexpected' in your work.
Can't get the imagery of A. Jolie/Tome Raider out of my head. :)

Raven said...

I know what I'd do with a real sharp knife and fire, but what are you planning on doing it. If you're thinking what I'm thinking, we could get arrested together. ;)

Raven said...

Sorry, I meant to type, "What are you planning on doing with them?"

lime said...

with a knife and a fire what else does she need? ;)

Stranger said...

Oh, I agree!
With those two tools, she'll be set.
Fantastic 55.

The Blue Zoo said...

Well, THIS girl probably shouldnt have a knife quite that sharp.. I'd probably chop off a finger!

The Absence of Alternatives said...

I can't say anything more but simply this: I LOVE THIS.

ladynimue said...

Hmm.. I always thoguth a knife would suit a gal .. fire is essential too i see :)

Claudia said...

YEEEEEEEEEES!!

evalinn said...

That is a great 55! Have a nice weekend. :-)

A Lady's Life said...

How about butter, melted with a butter knife, to soothe the wounds of a fire, nurturing desire, so love blooms, into a beautiful flower.

Pat said...

I don't think I learned this in Girl Scouts. Wait. I never WAS a Girl Scout. That explains it then.

I love me a sharp knife.

Oh. And a fire. Within and outside. :)

Buckeroomama said...

"...shedding light when the moon goes shy.
A gathering place for spirits that happen by."

You have a wonderful way with words. I love this one!

Mona said...

Fire and knife! A lethal combination. But every girl does need it!

quilly said...

I have yet to find a knife sharper than the edge of my tongue, or a fire that can burn hotter than my scorn.

Thoughts Not Lost said...

Loved this: "...shedding light when the moon goes shy."

Well done!

haikulovesongs said...

love it!

Matt D said...

Excellent!