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Sugar and spice can’t make a girl twice
Linnac

Defy me, define me in a swallow’s flight
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and comb out an image of a girl in white
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who breathes warm to melt the snow;
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breathes music to make gardens grow.
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Say that I, a woman of modern careers,
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am a victim to those sympathetic tears
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for the plights of children fresh from nests,
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and I yearn to allow them my caress.
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Or yet that my eyes will flare out
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and my stride crushes the worm of doubt.
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Say that my stare is glaring bright
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and my gaze all a passion that promises fight.
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Well, I’ll then reply, as if my right,
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that you won’t find mythology so white.
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No misogynist can tell me I should be mute.
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No feminist can tell me I can’t like cute.
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All fluttering curves and curling lines
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make the image that a girl defines,
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but nature cannot make a lady as such.
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A heart and will gives the woman’s touch.
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5 Nov 12

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sounds like a faith tract, its intentionslly  learned and that sets the alarm bells. its too preachy
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