Woman

What defines a woman? A woman can be thought of as a constant soul whose void is bounded by flesh, a restless spirit wondering to make an impact but is she given much props she is ridiculed, persecuted and tormented for airing her beliefs her fears and fortitude, in an after life to come it may not be so but we live in the present were the hard work and labour is seen as a man’s job on the outside, while the woman is the real mastermind behind every success she is as fragile as glass and as hard as rock she gives before being given , her constant emotions and thoughts keep her together, a mere mortal seen by men but sought after in times of a man’s needs constantly never showing fear, always taught ...

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SHE

It kills me knowing how much she takes, how much she suffers, coming back the other day i could see the sadness in her eyes. I know I’m going to be great, i hear her say, yet when i think about the future i get scared.The other night i could hear them arguing , i had been used to it, what was the difference this time he had hit her, she didn’t want to partake in any sexual ordeals with him, i could hear her screams between her sniffles. I didn’t react, I just stood there, was that normal? , wanting to run inside and hit him and lay my hands on his throat ,i just stood there. Her struggles had begun the day she met him , he had let her handle all the affairs concerning the home ,he just sat...

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