A Wonderful Woman

She’s a wonderful woman – that’s all I can say,

Let’s us make our mistakes and find our own way.

No protests when we make our housework easy,

With routines and ideas that would drive her crazy.

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Paint The Town RED

118 angry-3628038_1280We’re the women who dress up to visit our mothers.

We live by our own standards, don’t paint us with your colour.

Blow dry our hair and put on our best dress,

No it’s not a night out to paint the town red! Continue reading Paint The Town RED

She’s the bottom of the barrel

She’s like the bottom of the pot, where the spoon scrapes.

When there’s less inside, to put on our plates.

The bottom of the barrel that bears the pressure,

When it’s filled to the brim and there’s no ease or leisure.

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Can we call out the woman who is filled with hate?

Can we call out that woman – the one who hates,

Who won’t support her sister until it’s too late.

Who gives support to the man who does women harm,

Even though she knows he’s the one in the wrong.

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Do you want children so quick?

Do you want children so quick, or is it the pressure?

From family and friends who really should know better.

Who should let you do things at your own pace,

Take a little time so you have more savings and space. Continue reading Do you want children so quick?

The stages of my life

It used to be Baby, ‘cos they saw I was young,

The one they looked after when her parents weren’t around.

Then, it was Didi – the elder sister,

A young adult woman without a ‘Mister’.

But 2 years of marriage and that was all gone,

Then I became¬†Bhabhi, their sister-in-law! Continue reading The stages of my life

The sins of their father’s mother

Do women deserve a weekly off, or do they need to pay,

For the sins of their husbands mother,

On that seventh day?

The mother who did what she thought was right,

Who never took a break.

Who was an obedient daughter-in-law, who accepted without a fight. Continue reading The sins of their father’s mother