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            [post_content] => New life brought into the world
We hold within us
The power to change a nation
A way of thinking

Faces hidden behind veils
Ingenuity on the wrong side of closed doors
Words as old as time tell us that this is how it should be
But we do not have to look far
To know that we do not agree

Wars have raged all through time
A mans domain
Half the world stays at home
Fighting their own battle

As old as the earth
Two sides
We fight for education
Equal pay
The right to speak our minds

Cast a vote
Run a country
Not far now
Don't hold us back

Without us
One world
Two sides
It shouldn't have to be this way
It doesn't have to be this way

To listen to a women
Is to listen to the voice of a nation
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                    [wpcf-poem-award] => Commended, Even It Up Poetry Challenge 2016, 11-14 age category
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                    [title] => Emily Brown
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                    [content] => Emily is commended in the Even It Up Poetry Challenge in the 11-14 age category. 


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