Sometimes she shies away

So consumed by self-doubt

She walks with stooped shoulders

She talks in sighs and whispers

Silence overcomes when people see

See her beauty, they are drawn in

Selfishly she pulls herself aside

Stubborn in her self-perception

Sadly she will win today

Schoolgirl anxieties will prevail

Scarring her as they did me

Sister, come out of your shell

Show the world the way

Scream in faces of stagnation

Scratch out eyes that won’t see

Search for those who will help you

Saddle up for the journey sister

Sew seeds of doubt in traditions

Smash apart the patriarchy

Sister, I will fight for you

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