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Her buildings flow like water, look like skin —

compared by viewers, by critics, men, to female

anatomy. She needed all her wits, her intuition,

a new geometry, to open up spaces the male

architects never saw, could never fully imagine,

the spaces natural shapes freed from air, 

rooms she could construct with her vision

and concrete and steel. Critics claim she

was a “diva” that she only wanted to build

a house that no one could live in, voluptuous,

wild, a room with no corners. Zaha Hadid–

“starchitect”– visionary– tyrant– genius–

I see the curves of intersecting angles, dreams

caught in spaces made of glass.

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