Gedion Onyango


She Beat Her - Poem by Gedion Onyango

My neighbor does not like it when the cock crows,

So that he can pick his hoe and sweat in the sun,

Of course here we have tall buildings and this has to change

He talked to the disgruntled wife. You know I married you, you didn't marry me,

This is my home and I brought you in it

But since she knows the books in the west,

She beat her in the wisdom, and skips to safety

In the hands of a police officer

Federal women jump in

- no opportunity for peaceful reconciliation,

That is how she beat my neighbor!

Topic(s) of this poem: feminism


Comments about She Beat Her by Gedion Onyango

  • Gajanan Mishra (4/21/2018 9:07:00 AM)

    peaceful reconciliation, good write (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, April 21, 2018



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