It is not always easy to be a woman
It is infinitely more difficult
To be a woman
With high levels of a 'male' hormone.
Will we quell the ability of Michael Phelps
To produce low levels of lactic acid?
But you Caster Semenya
You must conform your hormones
To prove your womanhood.
© Róisín Bugler
Róisín Bugler is an apprentice word mason, lover of literature, rural Ireland resident and working mother raising feminists since 2014. She occasionally tweets @BuglerRoisin