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To the Lost

So many women, Lost to time. Mileva Maric, Helene Kaufler-Savic, Chien-Shiung Wu. In a world of men, Their lights in shadow, We’ve left their memory to fade away. The pedestal they deserve We gave away. Away to men who were so very wrong, To men who took the freedom of others, To men with brains, but no heart or humanity. Aristotle, Thomas Jefferson, Albert Einstein. These men of history, and many more, With their large shadows Bury the names of women who were their equals. Names that time and history have erased. Margaret Sanger, Yuri Kochiyama, Rosalind Franklin. These women with minds as brilliant as those of they men with which they were forced to compete with, These names which few know, but changed the course of history. In remembrance of them, A moment, To the women that were lost.

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Date: 9/20/2019 10:26:00 PM
This is a beautifully intelligent well-thought out write that not only reveres these women, but ALL women! Lovely!
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