I dislike the phrase “that said” or “having said that” there are other perfectly good words that would suffice and are clearer: however, still, nevertheless, nonetheless, in spite of, although. . . I enjoyed this article, The Maniacal use of “having Said that” which further discusses the phrase.
Are there any modern poetesses that aren’t feminists? Maybe the term poetess is considered chauvinistic these days. I rarely here it used. I rarely here authoress used either. But we still use the term actress. . .