• Lipstick at Dawn

    Lipstick at Dawn 💄 Sexology power gamesGet us in a muddleAs we struggle To decideWho’s on top Corporate big catsIn their hallLook blindly down At the chicksIn the mallUnaware Of the powerThey holdAs they remould it Smooth as cheeseThe chicks see it allNo credit givenAs they silentlyChangeThe texture Behind the mascaraThey don’t stare or glareAt what needs erodedThe subtle approach manipulates In between the seams and circlesOf confusionHides the delusionOf who’s on top Their anchor is neededTo harbour changeA changeThat will bring plentyIn this time of ...

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    hope,
    poem,
    power
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  • The Ways Of Others And My Micro Failings

    Without sounding pathetic the ways of others tend to have been stronger. Events take over and I am in someone else's hands. Where did my power go? Then risks are taken on my behalf and their consequences are again held in someone else's hands. I am left with something I do not want to do, silenced and with no voice. Such are the perplexities that worry and frighten my soul. When I am surrounded by ...

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    Tags:
    identity,
    power,
    sense of self,
    loss,
    self-worth