#64. Floetry by JulietKego – A Poem For Every Girl-Child: “Today, I Will Not Bow.”

Listen to the revised AUDIO version of the poem here.

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Floetry by JulietKego: “Today, I Will Not Bow.” (Version II)

Today, I shall be born and my mother will not weep

when she beholds the folds between my thighs

and my father will not stare at her with accusing eyes.

Yes, today, my father will not hunch over,

and hiss out loud, brokenly; ‘It is a girl!’

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