Dawn Slanker


Female (Free Form) - Poem by Dawn Slanker

My husband calls this my feminazi poem. I guess that means he doesn't like it much...hehehe. I'm really not a feminazi...I was just having a bad day when I wrote it.

Female

Female, she male,
everything but a he male.
Unbinder of ties and apron strings.
Remover of rings and hair doodady things.
Stand up tall against the testosterone gale.

Sweep whatever from under the bridge.
Launderer of soiled, smell gagging, socks
Snip, clipper of limp, lanky, locks
Clean out your closets, but don't forget the fridge.

Your appliance days have come to an end.
Wish washer of dishes.
Back scratcher of tag itches.
You have better things to attend.

Dust all of the dirt from the end of your day.
Previous slow cooker.
Politically correct hooker
distributing all of the pay.

Female, she male,
everything but a he male.
Mother of many.
Earn your own penny.
Stand up tall against the testosterone gale

©2008 Dawn Slanker


Comments about Female (Free Form) by Dawn Slanker

  • D.l. Aceves (12/18/2013 8:12:00 PM)

    I think Stand tall against is better than Stand up tall against. Good poem. (Report)Reply

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  • (9/2/2008 8:16:00 PM)

    A fun read and definitely a different format for you. (Report)Reply

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  • Fay Slimm (8/16/2008 3:35:00 PM)

    Such good form and well thought out flow. Dawn you are a true wordsmith. Do keep writing. Fondly Fay. (Report)Reply

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  • (8/14/2008 5:48:00 AM)

    loved the wry humour but got the underlying message clearly. My wife is disabled so these jobs fall to me (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, June 13, 2008

Poem Edited: Thursday, September 11, 2008


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