She who has forgotten to kiss the earth with her feet

She who has forgotten how to walk a lifetime upon the earth

She who has forgotten to seek the earth between her toes

She who has forgotten to grow roots into the earth

She who has lost her way from the crown to the sole

She who has no home

She who has trapped her sole in a glass slipper

She who prances on her toes and leaps into the sky

But never feeling the earth below

Always asking her prince why

Tapping and clicking in heals as she walks by

Loosing her way with misguided sails

Fallen victim to her mother’s tales

Passed on and on and on

The dark secrets of how to woo a man

The hidden traps of how to tame the iron male

The truths of what it means to be her

When into the pot stare and stir

You are all daughters

Though some became men before birth

Others in the heat of battle

Some grew into mothers

While others are still searching

She has forgotten how to walk

She has forgotten how to swim

She has forgotten how to fly

And is still searching

Why?

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