Let’s Look for a Reason

(commending her candidacy)

 

So

She’s flighty as we

Think women are—

No, that’s not right

 

She’s not serious-minded—

No, again not right

 

How about

She doesn’t convey authority

As our commander should—

Nope, can’t make that

Argument, either

 

But she does write e-mails,

Good!—there’s reason

For the pillory

 

Those things we usually

Use to keep them

Down just weren’t working

Out this time

 

Because she is a person

For all seasons?

 

No, she’s still a woman—

Can’t have that

 

C L Couch

 

My favorite thing is not to think or write in a partisan way.  I’m registered to vote though not a member of any political party (though I’ve always favored the New Year’s Eve, should it be formed, and think the Pirates Party in Iceland holds promise).  I do believe that the final prejudice to overcome in the current election for President will be in fact the problem over gender.  Hence this verse about that.

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