A Kinda Life, Poetry by Denise Stephani

WILDsound Festival

Genre: Girl Power!, History, Life

A Kinda Life
by Denise Stephani


For Malala who was shot in the head and left for dead & all the women and girls in the Gender War

Has life been kind to you? He said
As her heart stopped and bled
She sighed and shook her head
If I could’ve I would’ve fled

Life sucks for us ducks
What’s bad for the goose is good for the gander
Life is angled for the power of the boys den
It’s hard to be the shoved out hen

If Sallys had equal money
Blokes would lose the power to control the honey
If Janes could have equal learning
Guys would feel their egos burning

For thousands of years they have kept us down
They have snatched and held the gender crown
Marys have smiled behind a tear and frown
But now us Jennies must turn…

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