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“Due to my presidential office, I can’t expose myself to wear and tear”
Due to my 119 hour working week, I can’t expose myself to wear and tear

“I have to look after myself”
I have to look after myself
And my family
And my household
And my community
And my boss

“This is quite a controversial issue”
My body
Is not a controversy

My issue
Is none of your concern

About the Poem

I was interested to read of the progress being made toward abortion rights in Mexico. But as I read the article I was stopped cold by these stunningly ironic words from the President.

About the Author

Andrea Schrosk is an American feminist living and working in Oregon. She writes in her spare time, between midnight and 4 am.

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