Author Name : woman-being

Happy Anniversary

  I am coming upon my one year anniversary with UniteWomen.org and have been reflecting on what has happened for me in that year.  It started at work when I ran across a news blurb about Paul Ryan’s fight to grant zygotes personhood rights under the United States Constitution.  I snorted out loud at my desk.  How incredibly ridiculous!  As a women’s studies minor in college, I had re...


True Story

First things first. I’m a happy, well-adjusted, contributing member of society. I refrain from telling some personal stories because I certainly don’t want to burden anyone or gain any sympathy. In fact, being pitied is insulting to me. So, as you read, please keep in mind I am strong, successful and happy. I’m inspired to write today having heard stories of young women that are slut-sham...


Song for the Sparrow

Now the cage hangs empty. The constant twitter is gone. Never  again will we listen to her unrelenting song. Content in her confinement, she longed at times to be free. She was kept as adornment and bred for simplicity. Over years she'd been neglected; the gift of flight refused. Little by little as decades passed, she seemed to lose her muse. I assume she needed freedom to find her ...


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