Buses For Women, By Women.

We’re women and we’re bus drivin’,
around your neighbourhood.
We only take aboard women (and girls),
is that clearly understood?

If you’re a man looking,
hoped to catch a jolly ride,
know we’re pleased to taser,
should you try an’ get inside.

We’re out to guard against,
malevolence, attack and rape.
Not only here in London,
we’ve spread o’er new landscape.

And, it’s not just in England,
we’re needed everywhere.
Depots soon w’ be common,
through donations and ticket fares.

Opening up across the world,
like a new found faith.
While culture learns to civilise,
women will feel safe.

© Brinkinfield 2020 All Rights Reserved
Part of the Ekphrasis Project (poem inspired by a collage)

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