Docility

Emily Bowles

docile,
how you made me
                               [        ]
how you wanted me
                               [        ]
in these silences, you know
you
made
me
       and I did not
       what I did not
want
to be

 
 
Emily Bowles

Emily Bowles

Emily Bowles is a single mother and freelance writer in Appleton, Wisconsin.  She is writing feminist dystopian stories and a chapbook that examines contemporary gendered violence through allusions to eighteenth-century literature.  She also sells knitted mermaid tail blankets and makes chocolate.