Apparently the new club I started where ‘we write Rupi Kaur poetry about Penn’ was deemed by SAC as “too specific” and “is this a serious club.” Given this blatant attempt to silence the arts, I will be using the only platform I have to promote this up and coming club.
she was on campus housing
he was revision to fall semester plans regarding on campus housing
when it’s 30% participation, the words spill out of you
summaries and rambling examples and agreeing with others
but when there’s no participation element
mic muted, camera off
i guess i thought you really wanted to talk
por favor señor
now i understand
when you said it was unprecedented times
you wanted to make it
why are there so many discussion posts, señor
not taking a wage cut
when you’re making
3.6 million dollars a year
during a pandemic
while you lay off
over a hundred subcontracted
because women need to be
strong in this patriarchal society
sometimes i still have nightmares
hi is this ____?
my name is Sophie and i’m a freshman
calling from the university of pennsylvania
how are you doing today?
great! i’m calling today just to do some alumni outreach and (fundraising), can i start by verifying some contact information?
i started these poems as a bit but
maybe i should start a club?