Meet the A-Line Dress. All about all-over printing.

I AM WOMAN

I am woman at birth… What shame, I am discarded… I am woman.

I am woman and I am excised
I am a promised woman
I am woman forced to marry and the wife of a much older man
But even in this more respectable status, I am sometimes the second or third lady in line.

I am woman and with my eyes closed in the dark, as is required, I spread my legs
I am woman and without any preliminary or attention, Sir, with his pants still on, fiddles promptly
I am trunk woman under repeated assaults and I wait patiently, until Sir, finds relief
I am more than ever woman nine months later
I am still woman when my offspring tears my excision scar
I am still and always a woman when my husband infects me with HIV, the womanizer

My child on my back, I am woman in the field, under the sun
My child on my back, I am woman at the market for cents
My child on my back, I push my bike, under the massive weight
I am woman in the rice fields
I am woman in the quarries
I am woman in the land mills
I am woman and having collected and stored the millet in the loft, to feed my family, I must beg my husband’s permission to retrieve it

I am woman and they abduct me from my village at night
I am woman sold then laid on a bed
I am whore or Princess of the night
Remain a woman even hidden under drapery

I am raped woman, and bizarrely, for that very reason, I am stoned to death because I cheated on my husband
I am woman harassed, woman abused, mutilated, disgraced, humiliated… an object
I am woman beaten, woman lost
A submissive woman, woman despised
Woman banished, woman betrayed
I am woman child, I am teen mother
I am woman only permitted to remain silent

I am underpaid woman, bent from morning till night but ignored in history books
I am a woman, as resistant as the reed, I bend but never break
I am a woman, still standing, no matter what, you will never see me on my knees !

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I AM WOMAN

Willygex

Joined April 2011

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