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A Poem: Biological Oppressions

Angela A. Fardellone


To be a woman, is to acknowledge defeat,

for men always have the power to hold you down and, on you
repeatedly beat.

Women are second-class citizens,

who are objectified through a chauvinistic lens.

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JENdA: A Journal of Culture and African Women Studies. ISSN: 1530-5686 (online).
Editors: Nkiru Nzegwu; Book Editor: Mary Dillard.

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