10 Commandments

  • The commandments of I, Saffiyah Khan
    Thou shall not listen to Prince Buster
    Or any other man offering kindly advice
    In matters of my own conduct
    You may call me a feminazi or a femoid
    And then see if I give a stinking shit

    Pseudointellectuals on the internet
    They tell me I'm unhappy because I'm not feminine
    Failing to consider that I may be unhappy
    Because it's 3 AM and I'm in the depths of YouTube
    Watching them, whining

    Thou may catcall me on the street
    But thou should take note that I'll catcall you right back
    To tell you that you look pretty sexy too in your joggers
    Or your suit, or your new-found look of confusion

    Girls should not turn on each other
    Or use man-made ideals like paths
    Don't you realize that you're only making a fool of yourself
    When you ask, "Why don't you wear makeup?"
    Is that what it takes to impress a bloke
    Whose brain is made up of promises of curvy size zeros
    And anti-gravity tits?

    Thou shall not tell a girl she deserved it
    Because her skirt was too short
    She walked home, streets lights illuminating her as a target
    But she started it, because she looked at him
    And he finished it 'cause he wanted to
    And they'll bring out her skirt as "exhibit A" before the judge

    And she should have the right to say
    "Thou shall not tell me what to wear
    Nor how to wear it"

    I shall not be the icing on your cake
    And I shall not be the candy on your arm
    But I shall be seen
    And I will be heard
    The commandments of I, Saffiyah Khan

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