sharon wildey Poems
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Honor Killing 2012 Cnn News
I am very tired to be a woman
I am very tired to be a mother
She moaned to the reporter
From the shadowy frame of the TV screen
Where her being, her face, her identity
Had been wiped
Her husband, the doctor, had uttered the words of Honor
Witch Whore Adulterer
And even though her Father refused
Still she was dead
In the name of Patriarchal Honor
In her is every woman
Tired of being a woman
Tired of being a mother
Tired of the death sentences uttered by those who are suppose to love us
The hand that ...