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Mayfield Expectations in 2023

A Limerick about an Absurdity of Life (for a Woman)

By Donna ReneePublished 14 days ago 1 min read
Mayfield Expectations in 2023
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The women get stuck with the cleaning

and everything else that's demeaning

The men do "real work"

The chores they all shirk

So soon they'll be single and keening


social commentaryperformance poetry

About the Creator

Donna Renee

Hi! Thanks for reading! My hobbies include making coffee, drinking coffee, and starting to write a story and then rage-deleting it when I get the slightest bit frustrated.

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  • Quincy.v13 days ago

    A limerick with a strong message, challenging traditional gender roles.

  • Roy Stevens14 days ago

    Hrrmm, well... I did just finish the dishes before reading this so... 😅

  • Cathy holmes14 days ago

    This is great. Love it.

  • Marsha Singh14 days ago

    Preach. :) Great work, perfect rhythm!

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