• Neuro Logical

Female Hysteria - Rebecca Jane McMonagle

Never have I ever

seen a woman

taken by the throws

of her own emotion

like a babbling brook boiling

over chafing tectonic plates

or like a lobster

singing as she heats

an uncontrollable

fact of life

of which I’ve never seen

hysterical women;

a manmade dream.


Rebecca Jane McMonagle is a chemical engineering graduate from Derry, N.Ireland. When she is not writing she can be found making art and worrying about climate change. She is currently working on a documentary project about climate action in Ireland. She can be reached on twitter at @RebJMcMonagle or @climateonfilm.

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