Woman shares brave abortion poem video: ‘I think she was a she’

It's a controversial issue, and one that never fails to provoke debate, but this woman has filmed a video defending the decision to have an abortion.

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by Jessica Anais Rach |
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Artist Leyla Josephine starts the poem, which was filmed by Fisheye Moments, with the line:

"I think she was a she. No. I know she was a she and I think that she would have looked just like me."

The poem describes the life the child would have had, before continuing:

"I would have made sure I was a good mother to look up to. But I would have supported her right to choose.

"To choose a life for herself, a path for herself. I would have died for that right, just like she died for mine. I’m sorry but you came at the wrong time."

Speaking out against anti-abortion views, the poem continues:

"I am woman now, I am made of steel, and she wasn’t a girl and she wasn’t a boy.

"That’s just the bulls**t you receive to keep you out of parliament and stuck on maternity leave. Don’t you mutter murder on me."

The thought-provoking poem ends with the words:

"I don’t care about your ignorant views when I become a mother, it will be when I choose."

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