Posted by: Ron DuBour | June 4, 2014

you ask why?~by Lilian Dipasupil Kunimasa



you ask why?

The first welcoming face you see 
even before you suck first air 
The sweetest voice you hear with glee 
even before you were born bare 
The nourishing breast that fed thee 
even before your hunger scare 

Yet, society moved your life and changed you 

The sweet face is now filled with fear
even before you come scorn on
The sweet voice screaming and moaning
even before second blow thrown
The breast now filled with scars and burns

And you ask why
women refuse to be
mothers of your seeds? 

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