I live in a world

I live in a world
Where gender
Determines life
Where a rod between your legs makes you superior
I live in a world
Where sex is seen in a woman's bare shoulders
Or in her exposed thighs
I live in a world
Where rape "doesn't happen"
Where a boner makes it "okay"
I live in a world
Where I see boogeymen around every corner
Because
I live in a world
Where men rule
And women are walking balls of sex
And any man who doesn't fit the power stereotype
Isn't a "REAL MAN"
I LIVE IN A WORLD
Where we are all just animals unable to quench the needs that burn in our loins
BECAUSE
I live in a world
Where no matter how hard I try
No matter how much I pray
I can't help but fear
That it WILL happen again
Because of these bogeymen
These muscle builders
These smoke blowers
These cat callers
I LIVE IN A WORLD
WHERE I AM...
forever afraid

Comments

ladysassafrass

Word :/ I feel you.

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