Frances Ellen Watkins Harper

(24 September 1825 – 22 February 1911 / Baltimore, Maryland)

A Double Standard


Do you blame me that I loved him?
If when standing all alone
I cried for bread a careless world
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  • Veteran Poet - 4,555 Points * Sunprincess * (6/4/2014 5:55:00 PM)

    .............truly this is a double standard......whatever is wrong for one should be wrong for the other....great write... (Report) Reply

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