‘unwilling’ by Evi Cox

“superwoman!”
they caw
you can’t be her, do all that!

and i wonder
did anyone ever ask her
if she
wanted
to be
“superwoman?”

perhaps:
we are
what we are

by default.

 


EVI COX is currently studying education and French at Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario. She is a writer for the Queen’s chapter of Her Campus and has had her short stories published in the on-campus magazine, Ultraviolet.

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