Tribute to Amelia Earhart
Amelia, what were you thinking?
It was still the dark ages for women
Your parents and your husband spoiled you.
You had no idea what was waiting
Large greedy hands could not wait to get you
To make you what you were not
Simpering and begging, whining and groveling.
They thought you too proud.
You were captured by the Numbskulls
Who capture all sassy confident, assertive women
And torture them into admitting
That men are superior in every way
You did not go lightly or easily
They rapidly realized they had
A wild cat on their hands.
One who had been spoiled.
You were making too much of a ruckus.
They got rid of you quietly, and in the dark.
You became a pirate, a water girl.
Numbskulls being numbskulls!
Copyright © Caren Krutsinger | Year Posted 2019
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