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VOF Poetry

I am a woman, was born Strong, Deserve to live and hurt no more
I am a women who has a voice, I can refuse someone and get a divorce
I am woman who can lead, Give me a chance and see deeds
I am a woman who rejects violence; I can object and break the silence
I am a woman who raised generations, watch my children to understand my creation
I am a woman with big ambition; you don’t break me with old traditions
I am a woman with a vision to the future, stronger women, absolute leaders.


delphine criscenzo's picture

Absolute leader

Hi Shahd,

Your determination is absolute.
I love your poem because it rhymes and because it tells me so much about you!
An honor to read you!

Delphine Criscenzo

shahd's picture

Thanks Delphine, I am so glad

Thanks Delphine, I am so glad you liked it

pelamutunzi's picture


im a woman who will not keep queit so that I can be called a true woman

we may be powerless to stop an injustice but let there never be a time we fail to protest.

shahd's picture

Very True Pelamutunzi

Very True Pelamutunzi

shahd's picture

You are

You definitely are pelamutunzi :)

Sharontina's picture


yes we deserve to live with a vision of absolute leadership. I can see that quality in you.

Waiting to know more.


Merlin Sharontina

shahd's picture


thanks Sharontina
I can see that in you as well and in every woman on world pulse


shahd's picture

Sharontina, Thanks a lot!

Sharontina, Thanks a lot! Every woman has leadership potentials and it is a matter of determination!

Stacey Rozen's picture

Driven, determined and

Driven, determined and dedicated being. Love your poem, Shahd.


shahd's picture


I agree Stacy! Thank you

JaniceW's picture

I love this

I have a vision of this being shouted out loud in a chain reaction. Can you imagine a campaign where women are invited to recite this powerful statement at a specific hour on a specific day? That would mean that every hour of that 24-hour day, women around the globe would be speaking out for themselves and passing this message to their neighbour across the border; a poem that flows and gathers momentum from one time zone to another until it has circled the world!

shahd's picture


what an amazing idea ! I am so excited about how this has already become! The beautiful thing about it is that with one click in the evening, I get many replies in the morning from people I have not seen before and I know I have become so attached to :)

Love you all

Aminah's picture

Let the Ferris wheel begin

What wonderful lines. They are short and carries a profound message to all women. And I agree with Janice. It would be simply awesome if all women around the globe were to read this as a mantra as a tasbeeh.
I believe, what we lack is the confidence to break culturally silenced behaviors. What we are made to believe is that as women we have to be submissive, we have to think about the family first - own well being last, we have to be strong - for our kids, for our parents, for ourselves.

Keep writing more and sharing more.



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