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Mother, You are the most Amazing Woman ever!

Mother, After three months you were born, Grandma passed away… You were then raised by your aunty, Not knowing your real family, Didn’t even know you had another sister… Mother, … Read More»

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My Mother at 12

As I sit in my buoyant palace, I wonder at my fate. At 12, She wakes up at dawn to fetch and clean; Before she struggles to prepare the family meal. … Read More»

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Poeme d une mere d un drepnocytaire

« Tu ne sais pas ce qui t’arrive Seulement tu as très mal Et tu trouves cela anormal Que de certaines choses on te prive ! Assieds-toi, mon enfant Et écoute maman … Read More»

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Empowerment in Non-Judgement of Self and Anyone Else

I am not my thoughts, my story I am not a victim I am not I am free to be detach from everything I am free to be the Infinite Being I know I am I am limitless I am Joyful and Exuberant … Read More»

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2013 VOF Poetry: It is Our Voice

Whether it be a deep baritone, Nor a shrill high pitched soprano, The world is waiting, For that wonderful voice, A voice that will whisper hope into her ears Amidst anguish and hopelessness, … Read More»

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Our World 2.0 - 2013 VOF Poetry

Our World 2.0 Inequality here is as archaic as war and fossil fuels In this world, herbs are sacred and food our medicine. The Peace Pilgrim, Tesla, Hippocrates, would all be proud. … Read More»

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BECAUSE I AM A GIRL - I MUST STUDY By Kamla Bhasin

2013 VOF POETRY BECAUSE I AM A GIRL – I MUST STUDY A father asks his daughter: Study ? Why should you study? I have sons a plenty who can study Girl, why should you study? … Read More»

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2013 VOF POETRY; MY FEMININITY

MY femininity is my dignity, I guide it with jealousy. MY femininity is my special privilege, I don't take it for granted. MY femininity is my right, It shall not be trampled on. … Read More»

Batsirai E Chigama's picture

NO MORE PHD

YOU’VE REACHED THE WOMAN You have reached the woman whose words are not buried beneath her tongue, who crafts metaphors and similes like she tends to the tattered garments … Read More»

Hannah Ojo's picture

VOF POETRY; MY FEMININITY

MY femininity is my dignity, I guide it with jealousy. MY femininity is my special privilege, I don’t take it for granted. MY femininity is my right, It shall not be trampled on. … Read More»

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