Territory © Lori 5/17/2019 Get link Facebook Twitter Pinterest Email Other Apps Territory It is only when You come inside That you try to claim Territory That is rightfully mine Words: ©2019LCR Image: CCO Shared: Real Toads - Being a Woman in Times Like These Labels: 17 Words Body Choice Freedom Real Toads Prompt Self Territory Get link Facebook Twitter Pinterest Email Other Apps Comments Sherry Blue Sky13 June 2019 at 12:24Oh, wow........that is a perspective we don't often consider...........well done. You made me stop and think. (I'm old. I can't think and type at the same time, lol.) So happy you wrote for the prompt.ReplyDeleteRepliesLori13 June 2019 at 12:37Thank you. It's a wonderful prompt and with the news these days I felt that I needed to speak up in some way. I ended up paring my thoughts down to the barest elements. My body is my territory. I choose to defend it. DeleteRepliesReplyReplyMagaly Guerrero13 June 2019 at 13:42Things do work best (or at least they should) with clearly set boundaries, and after letting people know what they can and can not do with is very clearly ours. ReplyDeleteRepliesLori13 June 2019 at 15:21Exactly. You have to know which lines can and cannot be crossed. DeleteRepliesReplyReplySanaa Rizvi13 June 2019 at 15:02This is incredibly evocative and on point. A woman should always be able to defend her territory as nobody has the right to trespass without permission. ❤️ReplyDeleteRepliesLori13 June 2019 at 15:21Thank you so much. I agree absolutely!! DeleteRepliesReplyReplyMargaret13 June 2019 at 23:30I am on Season 3 or Handmaid's Tale... quite a LOT to think about - You say a lot with few words! ReplyDeleteRepliesLori14 June 2019 at 14:16Thank you. I really felt like it should be said in the simplest way I could. DeleteRepliesReplyReplyRommy14 June 2019 at 07:00Well crafted and not a wasted word in here. Anything imposed on my body without my consent is a violation. It really is that simple. ReplyDeleteRepliesLori14 June 2019 at 14:17If really is. Thank you! DeleteRepliesReplyReplySusie Clevenger14 June 2019 at 11:03Boundaries, they are necessary protected space, and when they're breacheda woman has every right to fight back. ReplyDeleteRepliesLori14 June 2019 at 14:18Absolutely! Thank you. DeleteRepliesReplyReplyHelen14 June 2019 at 12:04NO ONE, no one has the right to tell me or any woman what to do with HER body. Thank you. ReplyDeleteRepliesLori14 June 2019 at 14:17100% agree with you! Thanks! DeleteRepliesReplyReplybrudberg14 June 2019 at 13:42There are some borders you cannot cross without an invitation (even vampires know that)ReplyDeleteRepliesLori14 June 2019 at 14:20Lol! I like the analogy... get permission before entering! DeleteRepliesReplyReplypurplepeninportland.com16 June 2019 at 14:49Just perfect!ReplyDeleteRepliesLori16 June 2019 at 15:39Thank you. DeleteRepliesReplyReplyAdd commentLoad more... Post a comment Thank you for taking the time to read and comment!