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Jul 2017
You roll your eyes
Tut at me
Like I've somehow forgotten my place
Suddenly too big for these lines you drew around me
And now I am a threatΒ Β 
Words like razor blades
Of truth and equality
Too sharp for you to swallow.

But it was you.
It was you who forgot your place long ago
When a woman's right to defend herself
Was deemed less important than your ego.

I will always burst out the seams
Of these stitches that spell compliance
You thread into my female skin.
Alexandra Provan
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Alexandra Provan  United Kingdom
(United Kingdom)   
         Atoosa, Lucius Furius, ---, Peter J, Luke and 18 others
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