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Objectify Me


i just think it is funny that

my body cannot be viewed

by a man

without him making a comment


i just think it is funny that

i have to cross the street

to avoid his words in my ear


i just think it is funny that

 he cannot look at

my hair

 my legs

my body

without sucking air through his teeth

and viewing me

only as the object

he believes i am


i just think it is funny that

it is 2017

and a man still thinks

that i was created

just as a pleasure

for him 


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Trevor Alexander

Tue 7th Nov 2017 15:32

You say you think it's funny, but I suspect that isn't really the case. In your place I think I would be pretty damned annoyed! I hope I'm not like these men you portray.

Not to trivialise it, but I couldn't view this poem without making a comment. I think it's a well written, but sad indictment on the male species.

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Mon 6th Nov 2017 21:04

For some understanding (perhaps):

From a woman who became a man...

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