Sometimes I feel like holding all the women of the world
how long will it take to make friends with your body?
It’s never enough,
and when it is,
then you’ll migrate to your face,
when that’s mutilated,
you’ll blame the man you conditioned to accept your new appearance,
the man who made you to do it by his fleeting eyes,
his carnal soul,
and I wonder,
who’s the victim,
you or him?
-Wesam El dahabi
Feminism is failing you. Take back your womanhood,
feminism is for little girls,
a ploy to keep you as childish as possible for as long as possible.
You can’t claim to own yourself when you paint and fashion yourself just as society has shaped every product for you.
I’m longing to look at my sisters in humanity with their unmasked faces,
in their real skin,
in the shape that God fashioned them in,
without hardened cheeks, and soulless eyes,
with poetry between their teeth and perfumed souls.
But who am I and what do I know,
don’t let a man tell you what to do.