Old fashioned woman I am
I don't look for my freedom from men.
They do not have anything to do with my freedom.
My freedom is not based on someone's opinion,
It is not vulnerable and dependent on conditions,
Its is here, like my breath that is simply always here.
My freedom does not depend on
how much I am loved and respected,
if this is absent in the relationship, why stay?
My freedom is to love,
To look at my man with respect and interest,
To create a space of comfort and beauty.
My freedom is to nourish my man, take care of him,
and let him nourish and take care of me.
Some call it old fashioned.
My freedom is in asking if I need something,
and giving if I moved to share.
I don't have reservations, and I do both with ease.
I respect man's strength, physical and in spirit,
And I am not in the competition with him,
I am a creature of my own, a different specie.
For me, equality means living my own life to the best I can,
And letting the other do the same,
Said all that, I don't know what is right for you,
please be free in your own expression.
Old fashioned is right one for me.