Pink and PurpleMature

Bleeding glitter from plastic veins, pink and purple rains from 

Scientific specimens kept in doll-house prison cells and dumbed and 

Watered down with flickering images; you made her a mannequin, 

You pushed her into a glaring city of lights paved with pages of sex tips and 

Efficient housekeeping. 

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Pink and purple straitjacket corset bondage, bindings, tie her to a 

Stake of stereotypes, pin her to her gender like an exotic beetle to

A labelled bit of cardboard; give her breasts instead of brains, 'cause 

Pretty girls can't have it all. 

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Broken hearts on the television, stupid girls on the television, 

Sexist jokes surrounding me, teenage boys that laugh when 

The teacher says "rape," I want to tear down these walls, this 

Soft pastel prison surrounding me since forever; I am not nice,

I am not your ladylike, giggling, simpering, sugarcoat doll. 

The End

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