Patricia Lockwood Poems

Patricia Lockwood is an American poet, novelist, and more. Her debut novel was a finalist for the Booker Prize. Her poetry collections include Motherland Fatherland Homelandsexuals and Balloon Pop Outlaw Black.

Rape Joke

by Patricia Lockwood

‘Rape Joke’ by Patricia Lockwood was published on the website The Awl in July 2013. In this prose-poem, Lockwood shares her memory of an incident of rape that happened with herself.

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