Women's Month is roaring on and there has been so much goodness in here. I just thought it would be great to bring everything to the same place. Plus, today is World Poetry Day. As a writer and poet myself, there could be no better way to celebrate.
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.
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
It's a new day in our 'Celebrating Women Through Poetry' series. Missed the first? 'A woman is not a potted plant' by Alice Walker is a must-read. 'Wombed Man' is another special read curated just for you. Enjoy! 'You look so girly' You say that as though it's a crime to be girly. I'm a … Continue reading Wombed Man
As promised in a previous post, we shall be celebrating this year's Women's Day with a series of 'womano-centric poems'. This poem is the first in our 'Celebrating Women Through Poetry' buffet. Enjoy! A woman is not a potted planther roots bound to the confines of her housea woman is nota potted planther leaves trimmedto the contours of … Continue reading A Woman is Not a Potted Plant
Hello Fam!It's International Women's Day in a few days (March 8th to be exact) and we thought it would be great to do something special right here.Better the balance, better the world International Women's Day 2019 has as campaign theme:#BalanceforBetter Balance is not a women's issue, it's a business issue. The race is on for … Continue reading Celebrating Women Through Poetry