by Matilda JOHNSON
Published on: Feb 11, 2005
Type: Poetry

Woman, get up and go
Today the 8th March is your day-so
Celebrate! Stand up for your right
Don't ever give up the fight.

My Sisters, you are the caretakers,
You are the country's food producers,
You are the home's unpaid teachers,
You are the tireless housekeepers.

Women, you toil day and night,
Your work goes on even when there is no light.
You persevere, you endure and take delight
In ensuring that the household is alright.

My Sisters, you all have pride,
Don't let yourselves be taken for a ride.
After all you are always around to guide,
The family safely over life's stormy tide.

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