Words and Art by J. Thoresen.
Part 1- Guidance for female humans.
You can live a life with no worries;
And all you need do,
Is follow these simple tips –
I’ll spell them out for you.
You should appear sweet and wholesome,
Yet insatiable and sexy.
Be the girl who wears her heart on her sleeve,
But not so emotional they say you are crazy.
You should be low maintenance,
But always look your best.
Stay brave and independent,
But always wary of danger, and aware of how you are dressed.
Eat! No one likes a salad girl,
You should be confident in your skin.
But to look good and be healthy,
You simply must stay thin.
Be an outspoken career person,
Only rely on yourself.
But also Suzie Homemaker,
Ready to put your aspirations on the shelf.
And if you’re confused about this paradox,
Between being a Madonna or a whore.
All you need do to fight it,
Is to see yourself as more.
Just live your life with pride,
If you want to be set free.
And don’t forget who you were,
Before they told you who you should be.