Ain’t Nothin Like a Dame

“I used to be Snow White but I drifted…” Mae West

Mae West was a real Dame.

Dame is one of those words that has vanished from today’s lingo. I miss it.
It’s one of those “politically incorrect” words that had power or at least the woman it described had power. Strong, sensual, sexual truth-be-told and in-your-face power. One cable network talks about “living life out loud.” A dame lived her life out loud. She could make you cry, sigh, rage and/or laugh out loud. A dame was a woman who honestly loved being a woman with all its guts and glory. Yay Mae. I miss dames like you.

More quotes by Mae:

“A dame that knows the ropes isn’t likely to get tied up.”

“The curve is more powerful than the sword.”

“You are never too old to become younger”.

pillow mint
our eyes meet
before I swallow


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