“Shrinking Women” – A Spoken Word Poem by Lily Myers

Lily Myers is a student at Wesleyan University in Connecticut, this poem by her captures so much of what I felt growing up with my mother and how so many girls are unknowingly taught to be. “I have been taught accommodation” she exclaims, and I relate so much to that, always apologizing, always saying yes, always helping out. Lily captures this difference in the way we as girls were taught by our mothers to be congenial so eloquently. Definitely worth a listen!

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