From the essay "Performative Acts and Gender Constitution" by Dr. Judith Butler
[Yes, I just took a sentence that she wrote, and made it into a poem, but see if it works for you. Tell me what you think.]
In fact, I would agree,
and argue that
primarily political interests
the social phenomena
and that without
theory fails to take
the way in which
oppression structures the ontological
categories through which
Even though it is only one sentence, I think you were right to spot a certain poetical rhythm.
When I read it out loud, somehow it feels more natural to break line 10 and 11 up in a different way (and that without / a radical critique / of gender / consitution ... ). However, the way you have broken it up gives new meaning to those lines (and that without a radical, critique of gender ... ) and for that, I take my proverbial hat off to you.
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