Scarlet was supposed to be the exception, not the rule. She had a winning voice and a guitar. And one day she would leave Redville, USA behind and start a life worth living. But Redville failed to give her a "choice" in the matter. To end the vicious cycle for women in her shoes, she had only one option. . . .
Inspired by Margaret Atwood's "The Handmaid's Tale" and Geoffrey Chaucer's "The Canterbury Tales," this 500-word poem will pave the road to Gilead.
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