Releasing that

Don’t expect me to feel guilty having the morals of a man

Don’t expect me to feel ashamed when I’m doing the best I can

Don’t expect me to carry your burden while you cast the evil eye

Don’t call me friend to my face when you’re not at all my ally

Don’t smile at me with tight lipped politeness

with venomous fangs dripping with kindness

“Boys will be boys” and other lies told

The patriarchy I refuse to uphold

Release my power from that which holds back

Allow my anger! Encourage my wrath!

Temper me only when justice is served

Allowing peace the love deserved.

This entry was posted in Human.

One comment on “Releasing that

  1. Linda Looney says:

    I love this!!! Right on the money, daughter! Love, mom

    Sent from my iPhone


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