Treasure Island

Francis Duggan


Lets Hear It For Women The Women Oppressed


Lets hear it for women the women oppressed
In patriarchal societies their human rights are transgressed
By male religious zealots who hate woman kind
For to trample on women's rights any excuse they will find.

Lets hear it for the women who never receive a fair go
Of equality in their lives they never may know
They are seen as inferior where males reign supreme
And this can do little for their self esteem.

Lets hear it for the women who must play second fiddle to men
Where to be born a female means one cannot win
Promotion in work or promotion in life
To an arrogant and an unfaithful man expected to be a good wife.

Lets hear it for women the women men do rule
And many males in positions of power can be cruel
The mothers of the children in life the hardest role
Equality they need and not male control.

Submitted: Wednesday, June 18, 2008

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

What do you think this poem is about?



Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (Lets Hear It For Women The Women Oppressed by Francis Duggan )

Enter the verification code :

There is no comment submitted by members..

New Poems

  1. Climbing Stairs, RoseAnn V. Shawiak
  2. Today I Thought About You, Kyle Schlicher
  3. المسير الطويل, مالك حداد
  4. To Be Inside You, Kyle Schlicher
  5. You, Colin Ian Jeffery
  6. Nje portret dashurie kam mbetur..., skender iljaz braka
  7. Escape From - Lincoln Park Zoo, Ima Ryma
  8. Heartless Souls, RoseAnn V. Shawiak
  9. سأعطيك النهار الجميل, مالك حداد
  10. Everyday Options, RoseAnn V. Shawiak

Poem of the Day

poet Paul Laurence Dunbar

The mist has left the greening plain,
The dew-drops shine like fairy rain,
The coquette rose awakes again
Her lovely self adorning.

The Wind is hiding in the trees,
...... Read complete »

   

Trending Poems

  1. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  2. If, Rudyard Kipling
  3. Invictus, William Ernest Henley
  4. Sunday Morning, Louis Macneice
  5. Daffodils, William Wordsworth
  6. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  7. If You Forget Me, Pablo Neruda
  8. Morning, Paul Laurence Dunbar
  9. Let America be America Again, Langston Hughes
  10. Phenomenal Woman, Maya Angelou

Trending Poets

[Hata Bildir]