Ugly by Warsan Shire

Just one more day to go! It's been a wild ride so far and I hope you enjoyed every bit of it.I saved some of the best for last of course. 'Celebrating Women Through Poetry' would be incomplete without Warsan Shire. The poem 'Ugly' from her collection 'Teaching My Mother How to Give Birth' is … Continue reading Ugly by Warsan Shire

Her

Wheww! The countdown has been heated so far and I hope you are thirsty for more of 'Celebrating Women Through Poetry' right here. So far our poetry has been by women, for women so how about we let a man adore us as only men can do? Pierre Jeanty is the man for the Job. His collection of short verses titled 'Her' is a celebration of woman in all her complexity.

I am an Emotional Creature

Happy New Week! International Women's Day is just a few days away. Can anyone remember this year's theme? I hope you said: #BalanceforBetter I am an Emotional Creature is a perfect celebration of the uniqueness and diversity that women bring to the table: her intuitiveness, her emotion and her passion.

Phenomenal Woman

The 'Celebrating Women Through Poetry' countdown continues! Phenomenal Woman by Maya Angelou is one of my absolute favorites. It is filled with so much character and verve, just like the lady herself. Enjoy! Pretty women wonder where my secret lies. I’m not cute or built to suit a fashion model’s size But when I start … Continue reading Phenomenal Woman