“In a Man’s World”
Seated desks and fluorescent lights
Executive meetings and jury duties
Dark alleys in the night
Girls don’t have cooties.
Wage gap, endearing names, doing favors
Cooking dinner, cleaning the kitchen, keeping him satisfied
She and he, hands raise.
The father calls on him,
For the stronger, bolder, shrewder
Are he, she is only but a tool in his box
A woman does his work for less,
A fighter she is, an encourager he sees her
To all women:
Take the wheel,
Ask for the promotion,
Do not back down,
And when you accomplish all of that,
tell him to watch the kids because you have bills to pay.