• Georgie Arabella

The Other Woman

Updated: May 13

Feeling like the other woman

The one that takes the second seat

Or third or fourth or maybe fifth

No one there to hold her

In all of her wildness and wickedness

In all of her wondrousness

In all of the ever-changing emotions

That seem to be coming up harder and faster each day

The other woman

Clinging desperately to the slut role

If she cannot be the wife

Then she must at least be promiscuous

To avoid being completely redundant

In the eyes of a man

The other woman

When push comes to shove

She will get thrown out first

Thrust to the side when shit hits the fan

The hidden relationship

Left voiceless

The other woman

The guilty pleasure

The one the men hide

From their partners they would fight for

The wives they would lie for

The crumbling marriage they would die for

To provide the spice

In bored men’s lives

A brief exchange

Moments of fun

With a whore

Who leaves by dawn

The other woman

Replaceable

Forgettable

Invisible

My desires, diminishable

Who is here to listen to my feelings?

Who is here to hold me?

When I feel left out

When I feel like trash

No one to turn to

No one to wipe salted tears

No one to grow with over the years

The last thing on no one's mind



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Georgie Arabella is a speaker, writer and facilitator that aims to create experiences for humans to embrace the magic & mystery of life through embodied awareness, expression & artistry. She uses verbal and non-verbal communication to connect more deeply and live wildly from her heart.


See more of her work at:

www.georgiearabella.com

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