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flac  ·  18 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Why I think the tech interview process is broken – Medium

    "Poetry offends masculinity"

I want this on my guitar, a la "This Machine Kills Facists"

kleinbl00  ·  18 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Bomber jacket. Across the back. Surely by now you've gotten some 2nd-hand superduper embroidery machine.

No? Here's your excuse.

Odder  ·  18 days ago  ·  link  ·  

There isn't anything inherently non-masculine about poetry, though, is there?. Whitman, Frost, Kipling, etc. I feel like the person who said that probably equates "masculinity" with "not feeling any emotions whatsoever" and interprets "not having emotions" as "being reactionary and fearful of everything and calling that rationality" which is certainly an antithesis to poetry but I don't think it has much to do with masculinity.