I am stronger than any Man,
because I am a Woman.
for every house He builds for himself,
I build relationships, networks, and models of love.
for every college degree He earns,
I observe the universe from afar, and learn the deepest meanings.
for every bloody wound He bears,
I bear forth a living child.
for every tear He suppresses in defense of his honor,
I cry a river, flowing with the pain of hundreds with whom I empathize.
I have accomplished everything He has,
while mastering my own feminine feats.
I can multitask and carry the burdens of others alongside my own,
while maintaining a serene and genuine optimism.
My arms might be rails compared to your brawn
But I, unlike you, can survive on my own.