lobotomy found
the early 20th century.

makes me wonder about
all the women hysterical
from dehumanisation
objectified beyond self-
or neural

it makes me wonder
about patriarchy shaping
history into stabing
the organ responsible
for feeling
thinking not feeling is equal
to healing

severing the nerves
of neural pain – a new technique
from the same era
that created
women who severed themselves
from the dilemma of having a brain
without the right
to use one.

it makes me wonder.
is all.