In the year 2011, Bic Corporation came out with the ‘Bic for Her’ range—a pen designed for a woman’s delicate hands.
Since discovering spoken word and slam poetry, I feel a uniquely intense delight when I stumble across a poem that so accurately, sardonically, succinctly and, (with just a touch of whimsy), professes my feelings on a subject with an eloquence I can only dream of achieving.
Enjoy Edmonton, Alberta’s former poet laureate’s biting words as she points out all that is lovely–and wrong—with a pen designed for women.
Quips Pinkoski: “Since using Bic for Her my diary is just like my period: clean and sterile, efficient and well-bleached. My feelings are just a little feather-tickle of a cramp inside my soul.”
And she’s only just getting started.
Author: Keeley Milne
Editor: Sarah Kolkka