I have some confessions; first I haven’t seen Frozen. It’s not that I don’t want to see Frozen, it’s just that I refuse to pay $20 for a movie ticket to see Frozen when I could wait four months and rent it at Redbox for $1.50.
While perusing the Internet (one of my favorite things) recently I found an article about Pop Culture Pirate, better known as Elisa Kreisinger, a Brooklyn based video artist. Ms. Kreisinger takes well known pop culture characters and mashes them together to make new stories or points about society. Elisa has also fought for her right to make this kind of art by arguing in favor of Fair Use copyright law.
Lily Myers is a student at Wesleyan University in Connecticut, this poem by her captures so much of what I felt growing up with my mother and how so many girls are unknowingly taught to be. “I have been taught accommodation” she exclaims, and I relate so much to that, always apologizing, always saying yes, always helping out. Lily captures this difference in the way we as girls were taught by our mothers to be congenial so eloquently. Definitely worth a listen!