Comment 8 of 18, added on April 3rd, 2007 at 9:54 PM.
I can't understand the last sentence.Who can explain it for me?
Comment 7 of 18, added on September 4th, 2005 at 5:17 PM.
jasmine from United States; it sounds to me like you don't have the strong
stomach required to enjoy confessional poetry.
I agree completely with Mack from United Kingdom, and have nothing to add
since he said it all already.
Comment 6 of 18, added on August 20th, 2005 at 5:03 AM.
This doesn't only speak of the pain of a man buying the whore.
It's a commentary on the mutual degradation.
"You are a glass that I have paid to shatter"
This speaks of the man degrading the whore.
"and I swallow the pieces down with my spit."
This tells of how in the process of degradation the man destroys himself as
anyone who has swallowed glass can tell you.
I would even posit that it refers in a more general sense to relationships
between man and woman or indeed any relationship with an uneven power
from United Kingdom
Comment 5 of 18, added on May 11th, 2005 at 6:21 PM.
oh my god this poem was ok i think it was kind of nasty i really dont
understand why a person would write a poem like this but i did kind of like
jasmine from United States
Comment 4 of 18, added on April 15th, 2005 at 11:17 AM.
this poem rocks
Kristin from United States
Comment 3 of 18, added on April 10th, 2005 at 12:38 PM.
I enjoyed the notion of vomiting cash to pay for a the services of a whore.
I agree that is a painful process for a man to have pay for the
companionship of a woman.
juan from United States
Comment 2 of 18, added on January 27th, 2005 at 4:59 PM.
i LOVE this poem. like nicole said--its very truthful. i love this poet as
well. im doing a report on her in school right now.
from United States
Comment 1 of 18, added on December 4th, 2004 at 7:22 PM.
I think that "buying the whore" is a wonderful poem. It describes in and
essance exactly what a whore is "bought" for and their use. To me it is a
poem of hate and of pitty, and it is wonderful.
from United States
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