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It Means Equality

A poem

Photo by Matthew Sichkaruk on Unsplash

Listen to women.
Believe women.
It doesn't mean
blindly
it means
a man's words
are equal to
a woman's words.

It means
consider
her health
her wellbeing
as much as you
consider
his reputation
his hard work.

Consider
her strength
her struggle to stand
her shaken speech
her "I can do this"
"My voice matters. We matter."

as much as you consider
his shock
his victim cry
his ruined life
his "I'm a nice guy"
"Not

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Alexandria Roswick

Alexandria Roswick

Top Writer in Feminism. Blogger for Say It Loud Space (UK). Trauma, relationships, and analysis of media and culture. https://linktr.ee/alexandriaroswick

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