So, They Say!

We are the women of today, so they say
Be an independent girl, so they say
But a question arises if I just may?
What exactly is a woman of today?

She still peeps out of the womb to seek approval
She still isn’t the greatest joy to aunts and uncle
She still will need a brother to protect her
Hems of her skirt will still cause a stir

She still gets no choice in searching a partner
Be obliged, woman, oh he is a doctor!
She still puts her dreams on hold 
She made a promise to fit in the wife mould

She still bears his children with utmost pain
With her body exhausted and full of bloodstain
She still raises them coz it’s her duty
But children still get the father’s name, that’s the beauty!

She still isn’t allowed to be mad
What will society think, it’s so bad
She still needs to nod her head in agreement
She still is expected to be the one to bend

She still thinks her time will come soon
When her dreams will be over the moon
She still doesn’t lose hope in this chaos
She still doesn’t take all this as a loss

She still is the bravest creature nature has made
She doesn’t need a man to her aid
But she still needs to dress your way
Oh! but she is a woman of today, so they say!

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