Woman

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Image Credit: nightcaptv.com

Beautiful rose,

Tender and precious your petals

Blossoming with virtues to be envied

Instilled with virtues to be adored

The embodiment of your mother

Like her mother before her in perpetuity

Gentle at heart

Stronger than her counterpart

At times, sharp as a thorn

Drawing blood when crossed

Passionate and compassionate in the same breath

Nurturing by nature

Disciplinarian, teacher, spouse

Professor, professional, physician

Soldier, pilot, Captain

Intellectual, politician, leader

Fighting for equality to this modern day

Taken for granted by others

Unafraid in the face of adversity

Birther to all mankind

To be honored not once a year but daily

You are the treasure…

You are Woman

~

~~ Dominic R. DiFrancesco ~~

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4 thoughts on “Woman

    • You are very welcome and thank you. I know that there is so much more that could have been said and should have been said, but then the poem would have been endless. 🙂

    • Thank you. I thought it appropriate to show women in a role that isn’t necessarily traditional, but one which they do on a regular basis and don’t get their deserved credit.

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