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Wed, 07/23/2014 - 19:19 -- daheeim

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A woman is fierce and strong,

The lioness, warrior princess –

Strong female character with elbows out, fists raised,

Steadfast gaze

Glaring at the camera,

Defying the lens of gender stereotypes.

 

A woman is soft and quiet.

A woman is a mother.

A woman is caring –

See? How she listens, how she cares so much more than

The Boys.

 

A woman is,

Well,

More emotional.

 

A woman goes somewhere for the people,

But a man – he goes for the event.  

 

A man is self-absorbed, I guess.

 

A man is analytical –

The physicist, the engineer, the

Master of technology.

The one who fixes his friends’ computers is

A man.

 

A man is ambitious.

A man makes demands.

 

A man is allowed to cry,

To be weak,

To be human,

To rebel against that antiquated belief that

A man must be tough.

 

A man is a father,

Spatula-wielding magician

Baking homemade apple pie while

A woman earns their bread.

 

 

I am strong and fierce, and

I am caring.

I am weak.

I'm one of those sensitive guys,

You would say if my pants bulged in the middle.

 

I am ambitious; I make demands. 

Female CEO, 

Tough Bitch,

The one who defends their hard-earned opinion -

You would see me as that last one, 

If you never saw my breasts.

 

I am the one who fixes my friends’ computers, and

I am the one who listens.

 

I’m not a woman.

I’m not a man.

 

I just want to be

A person. 

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