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Superior Lips

August 22, 2021
By CrazyCatLady6 GOLD, New Radnor, Other
CrazyCatLady6 GOLD, New Radnor, Other
16 articles 0 photos 102 comments

Favorite Quote:
"There would be no shadows if the sun were not shining"


If I paint you,

A smile,

 

Will you listen to,

My words?

 

Or look at the,

Rich red of my lips,

 

Must I growl,

And scream,

 

To be seen?

 

Must I alienate,

And poison,

 

To be heard?

 

Why must I become,

A demon,

 

To be listened to?

 

How is that fair?

 

When he walks in,

And instantly becomes,

 

My superior.


The author's comments:

This is essentially about women in general. Women have had to fight for so long to get where they are now, and yet where we stand now is still not equal to men. In my school I have been told it's a bad thing to be a feminist bc we are loud and rude and over confident and we are asking for too much. But why? Why is it wrong to want a fair wage? To be treated equally? To be able to leave the house in a city and not be frightened of dark alleyways? To me this isnt unreasonable, this is a basic human right. But I am being told I shouldn't want it, and can you guess who is telling me this? Yep it's always the boys. Men can be femenists just as much as women can. So why do you choose to make me feel like my values don't matter? 


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WolfGurl GOLD said...
on Aug. 25 at 3:58 pm
WolfGurl GOLD, Classified, Indiana
16 articles 3 photos 111 comments

Favorite Quote:
Until one has loved an animal, a part of one's soul remains unawakened. –Anatole France.

A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than you love yourself. –Josh Billings

Men are from Earth, women are from Earth. Deal with it.- George Carlin

A nation that destroys its soils destroys itself. Forests are the lungs of our land, purifying the air and giving fresh strength to our people. —Franklin D. Roosevelt

Never lose. Either win, or learn. - Me

This is great ❤️❤️❤️

on Aug. 25 at 4:32 am
Crazywolfiegirl2 PLATINUM, Kington, Other
29 articles 0 photos 258 comments

Favorite Quote:
When people first meet me, they think I'm really shy, but by the time they get to know me they wonder how the illusion of shyness ever came around!

This is really good, and it really points out how men are still treated superior to women. Thanks for this, I love your work.