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Valéria Barbosa da Silva's picture

My way

I cried a lot, but faced the pain like a warrior. I did not run the sadness, I lived! And I learned the value with the pain of being happy. I did not hold in my heart the bad water of remembrance. … Read More»

martha llano's picture

Mother nature...our first woman

Every day in silence opening my eyes I pray To every woman to every female to earth to mother nature to inspire every woman everywhere anywhere To be able to listen nature … Read More»

Breese's picture

Offer: Call For Contributions/Poets: Make Every Woman Count: Women's Day

Make Every Woman Count, an organization dedicated to empowering women and girls in Africa, would like you to join its Women’s Day activities. … Read More»

Rachel Symons's picture

I am a Slave

I am a slave To that which tells me I am Flawed, To that which sets my Standard of Beauty. I am a slave To those who Judge me, To those who are, themselves, Insecure and Vulnerable. … Read More»

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‘Lil’ Ma’am Child-Bride’ – by Shaheen Sultan Dhanji

(friends, this small contribution is an agony to witness a child-bride being sold to a tribal man thrice her age in various countries, practice is often referred as ” Child-Bride” in tribal systems…ss … Read More»

Wendye Savage's picture

PRETTY, BROKEN ANGEL

He's mistreated her and told her lies The pretty broken angel cries: She's lost the sparkle in her eyes With each passing day, her spirit dies: … Read More»

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Need: Assistance to a Poet from South Africa

I love poetry and have been published in a few magazines but I dont have the money to study here in South Africa so I would like to ask for a Mentor who will be able to guide me through my poetry writ … Read More»

amtheyst's picture

Education through Poetry

I suffer with a mood disorder which is a mental illness, But woman who suffer with mood disorders, such as depression are considered as just being weak. … Read More»

HowMatters's picture

Friday’s Poetic Pause: “Ungrateful”

The annual expressions of gratitude from the U.S.’ Thanksgiving holiday now subsided, I share a poem I wrote yesterday about how hard it is at times to be genuinely grateful. … Read More»

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By Shaheen Sultan Dhanji - It Alone Knows

It Alone Knows Like the patterns of a kitenge cloth, drum beats of time, seasons close their eyelids, softly touch her broken fragments, … Read More»

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