Without Shame…

I am fed up with hearing about virtue

Such talk is but a broken record to my ears

My conscience is tired

And I must voice my secret thoughts and desires

Without fear, shame or judgement

I want to be the one who doesn’t have to be judged by marital status

Doesn’t have to cook or clean

Goes drinking with the boys

Stays out late and comes home drunk

I want to be the one who cheats and beats my spouse

With a virtuous man running from one prayer house to the other

Searching for a solution for my intentional infidelity and irresponsibility

Blaming it all on the poor devil

I want to be the one who is always forgiven

The way good wives forgive bad husbands

I want to be the one who gets to throw my spouse out into the cold

Or walk away from a marriage at random

And have him come begging me to take him back

I want to be the one who is free to marry as many spouses as I desire

As “everyone”  turns a blind eye and understands that one man is not enough for me

Tis a good feeling knowing that my many spouses feel grateful

That I chose them

Even though I shy away from my responsibility as a provider

Phew !

I have to sigh in disgust at reality at the double standards of our existence

I am searching for a virtuous man who is everything a virtuous woman is

And more.



4 thoughts on “Without Shame…” by OLUNOSEN a.k.a #SimpleEsanGirl (@ooluss)

  1. all right alright
    are your intentions right?

  2. I love love love this!!

    At one point though I was confused about the gender of the MC… but.It was fixed towards the ending again.

    Sometimes, I want to be that other person that other people have clearly been.giving freedom to be… turn my back on virtue and just say, “no one is perfect.”

  3. @ooluss I swear I think we have the same mind. We suffer in this life but if you ask some men all we do is shop, wear pancake and buy new shoes lol. I too have had some similar thoughs in my life, but shame would never let me admit it…

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