Beth Reed


To the editors,


My name is Beth Reed. I am an undergraduate sociology major at Bowling Green State. I have been writing poetry for several years now and recently began a series of pieces using internet porn language almost exclusively as a medium of expression. I think it sucks that women have to continue to suffer the idiocy of male sexual discourse without having much to say about it. So I wrote these poems to do satirical battle with dolts who would, if given half a chance, drown me in the bukakke of their stupidity. 


I am painfully aware that my submission exceeds the stipulated length, for which transgression I apologize profusely. I simply could not choose among the poems, as they were composed quite deliberately as a sequence. If this disqualifies me, so be it. 


I think your magazine SHREDS!


Beth Reed