You Don’t Know Me #Uganda #abuse#women #opportunities


But I have a name

I had to hide it

under guilt and shame

my father first

than another

the men in the village

more than trouble

i dont have a child

but most of us do

my life starts over

it’s what i choose

skills and school

than add a trade

reset my life

Author: moondustwriter

Thank you for visiting Moondustwriter. One of the many exciting things I've had the honor of doing is writing and publishing in multiple genres (including education) in E. African for E. Africa. As a writer, it is a thrill to write for children (on all continents) who want to learn. I've been part of the blogging community for more than 13 years. Some old timers may remember the award winning (2011 Twitter Shorty ) blog community - One Stop Poetry. I was the co-producer of that fast growing blog community. I am a published writer, poet, artist and photographer. I have written, as well as edited, for periodicals, radio, blogs and fellow writers. There are many facets to this moon - my joy is in meeting you!

5 thoughts on “You Don’t Know Me #Uganda #abuse#women #opportunities”

  1. This is a thoughtful poem that speaks the truth, Leslie. I like how you shone a light on women in Uganda and how challenging their lives are over there. It is unfortunate how women there are boxed into certain roles and have to hide their capabilities, and opportunities to improve on themselves are scarce. Thank you for sharing this. Hope you are doing well over there. Take care.

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