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Tag Archive: Women

May 22 2013

Accents and the Tragedy of Self-Hate

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I recently started Video blogging and with it came the barrage of opinionated comments on my looks, appearance and quite interestingly, my accent! I have never been self conscious about my accent.  I started making guest appearances on National TV programs almost two decades ago as a young human rights activist and vocal feminist. I …

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May 21 2013

I AM A WOMAN AND I AM WEEPING!

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I am a woman and I am weeping The tears won’t stop seeping Like a river it keeps flowing At my heart it tugs, nipping My eyes are bleeding My nose keeps running They say I should slow it But all they do is blow it Teardrops just like crystals Not mine alone but all …

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May 12 2013

I am a Single Mother

In our patriarchal and pseudo-conservative societies, single mothers are often victims of moral judgments and societal pressures. We all must learn to respect the choice of the other and not seek to impose our lifestyle choice and doctrines on another, for only then can we truly be free! This delightful poem is for all single …

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May 12 2013

It is not called labour for nothing!

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This poem is dedicated to all mothers, who fresh from birthing say “Never again”, only to do it again! Written in a funny tone, it encapsulates the pain, frustration and joy of having a baby. Happy Mothers’ Day! It is not called labour for nothing! Ouch, what is that kick That makes me sick Breaking …

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