International Women's Week

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International Women’s Week


Every year without fail

I receive a postcard

in recognition.


Although it’s thoughtful

and timely I don’t

need the reminder.


My mother raised a daughter

to believe in herself

treasure her value.


And I do. I don’t judge

by gender. My priority

Is always kindness.


How honest can you be

adjudicating on what’s 

between two legs?


Frances Macaulay Forde © 2019


◄ Quiet!

Lesson No 65 ►


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Frances Macaulay Forde

Mon 4th Mar 2019 01:31

Thank you so much Kate, but I must apologize.
I dashed this off quickly in response to John Coopey's entry and didn't double check it.
The 2nd last line has now been changed from 'measuring' to 'adjudicating'. Makes a world of difference, I think.

Kate G

Sun 3rd Mar 2019 13:35

Wonderful Frances. A worthy way to view the world.

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