a good woman

Gustaf Munch-Petersen: The Lowest Country

your bitterness

is a lie –

your altruism

looking after wounds .

you were born –!

 

you will not take charity –

what do you have to give –?

what do you have –,

which you weren’t given –?

see your holy duty

towards yourself, which you’ve been given –

take –!

what do you have to give –,

what do you have to kill –?

you have yourself –