M&L

M&L

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A WOMAN SHOULD HAVEenough money within her control to move out and rent a place of her own, even if she never wants to or needs to… something perfect to wear if the employer, or date of her dreams wants to see her in an hour.A WOMAN SHOULD HAVEa youth she’s content to leave behinda past juicy enough that she’s looking forward to retelling it in her old age.a set of screwdrivers, a cordless drill, and a black lace bra…one friend who always makes her laugh… and one who lets her cry.A WOMAN SHOULD HAVEa good piece of furniture not previously owned by anyone else in her family.eight matching plates, wine glasses with stemsand a recipe for a meal, that will make her guests feel honored.EVERY WOMAN SHOULD KNOWa feeling of control over her destiny… how to fall in love without losing herself.EVERY WOMAN SHOULD KNOWhow to quit a job, break up with a loverand confront a friend withoutruining the friendship.EVERY WOMAN SHOULD KNOW when to try harder… and when to walk away.EVERY WOMAN SHOULD KNOWthat she can’t change the length of her calves, the width of her hips, or the nature of her parents..that her childhood may not have been perfect. but it’s over.EVERY WOMAN SHOULD KNOWwhat she would and wouldn’t do for love or morehow to live alone… even if she doesn’t like it. EVERY WOMAN SHOULD KNOW whom she can trustwhom she can’tand why she shouldn’t take it personally.EVERY WOMAN SHOULD KNOWwhere to gobe it to her best friend’s kitchen table.. or a charming Inn in the woods.when her soul needs soothing.EVERY WOMAN SHOULD KNOWWhat she can and can’t accomplish in a Day.A month. & a Year.
Maya Angelou


A WOMAN SHOULD HAVE
enough money within her control to move out
and rent a place of her own,
even if she never wants to or needs to…
something perfect to wear if the employer,
or date of her dreams wants to see her in an hour.
A WOMAN SHOULD HAVE
a youth she’s content to leave behind
a past juicy enough that she’s looking forward to
retelling it in her old age.
a set of screwdrivers, a cordless drill, and a black lace bra…
one friend who always makes her laugh… and one who lets her cry.
A WOMAN SHOULD HAVE
a good piece of furniture not previously owned by anyone else in her family.
eight matching plates, wine glasses with stems
and a recipe for a meal,
that will make her guests feel honored.
EVERY WOMAN SHOULD KNOW
a feeling of control over her destiny…
how to fall in love without losing herself.
EVERY WOMAN SHOULD KNOW
how to quit a job,
break up with a lover
and confront a friend without
ruining the friendship.
EVERY WOMAN SHOULD KNOW
when to try harder… and when to walk away.
EVERY WOMAN SHOULD KNOW
that she can’t change the length of her calves,
the width of her hips, or the nature of her parents..
that her childhood may not have been perfect. but it’s over.
EVERY WOMAN SHOULD KNOW
what she would and wouldn’t do for love or more
how to live alone… even if she doesn’t like it.
EVERY WOMAN SHOULD KNOW
whom she can trust
whom she can’t
and why she shouldn’t take it personally.
EVERY WOMAN SHOULD KNOW
where to go
be it to her best friend’s kitchen table..
or a charming Inn in the woods.
when her soul needs soothing.
EVERY WOMAN SHOULD KNOW
What she can and can’t accomplish in a Day.
A month. & a Year.

Maya Angelou

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