Miss, Mrs, Ms, Ma’am

These words are the
Bagnell dam built by
Union Electric before
I was born and 

These words are damned
Double damn and

And privately owned
By a company that 
I don’t work for and 
Never applied for and
I want to scream
And break open

Kit Steitz is a poet in Columbia, Missouri. They have an army of geriatric cats and dogs and almost exclusively write their poems while sitting on rocks in creeks and glaring at people.