Wednesday, February 23, 2011

HE VALUES NOT MY KIND


Women are feeble-minded he said
A hormonal deficiency he hinted
Really?
Women are weak in making decisions?
Women are thoughtless, foolish with low intelligence?
What anatomy have you studied?
What theory are you propounding?
Not that I guess but I know this not to be true
I can’t shake the feeling though of how lowly he thinks of my species
Of what opinion he has concerning the bringers of life
The raisers of kings and queens
The other half of the human race
It is but a fact that many have played down their intelligence
to satisfy the egoistic attitude of their men
Many that are culturally and religiously taught to obey their men at all cost
And lied to to believing that their hormone differences equals low intelligence
Many still will rise against all odds to challenge the status quo
My learned ex-tutor whom I believed to be open-minded
Thought my kind to be feeble-minded and used the ‘f’ word freely
Then I query, what am I doing in his space
If he thought me and my kind to be feeble-minded?
If he values not my kind?
Am I not so low in intelligence to be in his presence?
Incapable of decision making to earn his respect?
I ask again, what am I doing in his presence and space?
Yeah feeble-minded, he thinks of my kind!


6 comments:

funkola said...

no way that there are still simpletons like this one here...shame!

bArOquE said...

hey Standtall, its been ages...whats been up with you?

PS: the kind of man which you speak about doesnt exist...no more

Vanity said...

@Baroque sadly they do exist. Most times they wont say it like that but they'll say things like "Why should I clean, I'm a man, that's beneath me". Its all wording

Myne Whitman said...

Unfortunately such men exist. Pity the women in their lives, especially mothers, sisters and wives.

Natural Nigerian said...

No need to vex. Like you said, you remove yourself from his space. I find that such people are trying to make up for some inadequacy in their lives.

Their self worth is severely limited and they have a need to lash out ant anyone, anything.

StandTall-The Activist said...

@ Funkola: Shame indeed

@ Baroque: Long time, unfortunately, men like this exist, he just told me this this week. He is a practising lawyer and well educated too...

@ Vanity: you will even be amazed at what brought up this discussion. He asked after someone and I said, I would deliver his msg, he then told me not to that it is man to man... then he said cuz women are feeble-minded

@ MM: that is the next question am asking him when we see face to face and as I give him a copy of this poem. Glad it didnt work out btw me and some pple.

@ Natural Nigerian: I sure will but not until I give him a copy of this poem.

My Passion, my focus, the change that I want to see in the world - is my propellent factor.

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