Stand Down

Sit down- quiet your voice:

Let us rejoice,

In the oppression

Women, stand down to men:

Listen to your alpha

Silently she simmers,

Taking it in-

Not then understanding why it made her cringe;

Not then understanding why submission was expected of her

Time goes on, and she finds her voice-

No longer will she simmer silently,

Instead her words roll out violently.

With dignity, she stands tall,

And lets the world hear her call

-Rachel Germon

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