A woman is fierce and strong,
The lioness, warrior princess –
Strong female character with elbows out, fists raised,
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
A woman is,
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 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,
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.
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