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Gender Bias In It, God, Give Me A Son, Not A Daughter As The Son The Candle Of A Clan, Isn't It Patriarchal?

Why do they keep saying
The older men and women,
The menfolk and womenfolk
Praying as thus,
Blessing as thus
The would-be expecting mothers?

God, give her a son,
Not a daughter
As the son

The candle-light
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Sunday, March 1, 2020
Topic(s) of this poem: art
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