Calling All Women Get link Facebook Twitter Pinterest Email Other Apps June 12, 2014 Calling All WomenCalling all sisters. Calling allRighteous sisters.Calling all women. To steal awayTo our secret place. Have a meetingFace to face. Look at the factsAnd determine our pace. Calling allWomen.We want to reach – first and secondAndThird world womenCome together!Women in and outside the power structure –Working women,Welfare women,Women who feel alienated and isolatedWomen who are all frustratedWomen who have given up – women – womenQuestioning women – womenUnpolarized and unorganized.Ostracized. Tired of being penalizedCome help us start to bridge the gapsRacial, cultural, or generationWe want some action and veneration.These men, these men theyJust ain’t doing it.They’ve had hundreds of yearsNow they ’bout to ruin it.Kitchen, office, ex-prison womenOld and young and middle-aged womenMake this sceneOh yes, and bring your lunch!Problems, problems common problemsThat we make and cause each otherSister, daughter, old grandmotherFemale child you can bring your little brotherTake the subway, grad a cabSaddle your muleBike it, limoTake a choo-choo, flyOr pick ‘em up and lay ‘em down.Socialism, capitalism, communismFeminism, womanism, lesbianismHere-and-now or futurismWe just can’t afford a schismWe got to get together or die.Now is the time for an evolutionLet’s all search and find a solutionFor how we’ll make it to the next revolutionOr die.Oh yes. And don’t forget your lunch!From the 1987 book by Ruby Dee, My One Good Nerve Black Love Rest in Peace Ruby Dee Get link Facebook Twitter Pinterest Email Other Apps Comments Post a Comment Your thoughts are valued but comments are on moderation mode to uphold our community as a safe space for everyone’s diverse voice. Be sure to copy your thoughts into your device notes to document your reflections or you can download Valencia’s e-Guide to Growing Your Own Garden of Ideas.