That Woman There
That woman there is crying, bleeding
And you just stand there seeing
Every tear drop from her eyes
And believe that every one of them is a lie.
That woman there is talking
But you don't bother listening
Why would you? She's only a woman
By her, nothing right can be done.
Or at least that's what you believe
For you don't allow her to grieve
To her work she is bound
Cooking and dusting with nary a sound.
That woman there is more than a vessel
Whose main purpose is to bear your children
Given an opportunity, she could earn, she could write
To society, she would be a light.
That woman there is your wife
You swore to protect her with your life
But a coward is what you are
You want to keep her caged in a jar!
That woman there can produce life
And you think that she brings you strife?
She may be weaker than you physically
But she is stronger mentally.
I don't think you have any right
To tell her what to say, what to write
She has a voice
And she can make her own choices.
That woman there is kind and brave
She is smart, she has grace
And if only you would give her an opportunity
To prove her worth to society.
Treat her as an equal
Don't bend her to your will
Because despite what people might say
A woman is brilliant and capable, at the end of the day.