inslupbanana

United Kingdom

'I stopped looking forward a long time ago and now all I do is stretch farther and farther back in the hope I can recapture the me that wanted more.'

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Just a saying

July 27, 2019

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I've grown to hate the phrase 'boys will be boys'
and that isn't even
because of the stupid shit
it can apparently be used as an excuse for
no
in this case
I mean it almost innocently
when a group of children 
are running free
climbing trees, breaking things
laughing too loud
soaring on the wings
of their joint imagination
from a distance
people still say
'boys will be boys'
because we associate freedom with our sons
the right to behave as they please
a girl galloping 
in muddy clothes 
with scraped knees
still doesn't quite fit
with our image

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2 Comments
  • Vannah

    I love this, you explain the whole idea so clearly.


    over 1 year ago
  • symphonyrain0812

    This poem is so powerful and strong. You voice clearly shines through :)


    over 1 year ago