This week we are going to talk about Christy Birmingham. She is a writer, poet and feminist. Her writing is inspiring and motivates every woman who is going thru difficult moments. I personally love her work, Christy explains how art/poetry helped her to deal with personal issues, depression, and abuse. She is the perfect example … Continue reading Inspire with Christy Birmingham
Sewa is an organization that provides education for girls in Gujarati, India. These poems were written by Sewa's students. I Poem: Our Country In the ocean of these relations There's one relation that is unique, that which I love... Which I repeatedly recall day and night Where the sand of sand dunes of desert Fly … Continue reading II Poetry Contest: Poems from India
by Adrienne, Our hearts are wracked With sobs of pain Our tears do overflow. Our souls are numb With disbelief By turmoil plunged too low. Is this the end Of hopes, of dreams? "Is this the end?" we cry. Two choices lie Ahead of us-- To either run or rise. We will not run "For … Continue reading II Poetry Contest: Our hearts are wracked…
by the transformative heart You can shatter who you think I am, but your disrespect can not dismantle me. My soul dwells fervently within with or without your approval.
by Anuj Abraham Rebellious, she was, the decision was made. Irrespective of the pain, she decided to walk on the blade. Life wasn't a bed of roses nor was it a walk on burning coals. Yet she had decided she won't be tamed. She wanted to be free. She was a spirit, that wandered, a bird … Continue reading II Poetry Contest: The Rebellious Bird
by Anuj Abraham She has suffered. She has endured a lot. She has seen the worst. She has been a failure, a lost cause. She suffered in silence. She hoped. She was caged. She was humiliated. She was tortured, mentally. Disrobed of her peace but She fought. She survived. She was cheated. She was destroyed. … Continue reading II Poetry Contest: She Fought
by Chingona52g Filled with sadness Broken and underappreciated , yet SHE wakes up to, "RISE."
by Annie One day...She WOKE up. She REALIZED....that the environment in which her generation existed was fictitious. She embarked on a journey... She OBSERVED, EVALUATED, and learned to APPRECIATE LIFE! She got in touch with her spirit, and recognized this as her identity. She removed the value from her body and placed it on her … Continue reading II Poetry Contest: One day…She WOKE up…
by treepokok I dress according to the weather, what's the matter? She hikes her skirt up a little short, what's on that little mind of yours nothing but dirty thoughts? Control yourself not her clothing. Avert your eyes, what are you thinking? She is wrapped in cloth from head to toe, oh now she's mysterious, and … Continue reading II Poetry Contest: Dress appropriately?
by poetrylover Push me down, but I know I will stand back up. Throw me into the fire, pour as much oil as you'd like. I'll rise on the other end, I'll rise stronger than I was before. You can try to hurt me, try as hard as you want. But you won't see, with every … Continue reading II Poetry Contest: Push, me down,
by infinite thought diaries The bright sun was like a dark night, Any ray of hope was out of his sight, Doing wrong was a daily thing, Missing his happiness the lonely king, But thn she came with a new life, His heart's queen his forever wife, Though just in dreams but yet so near, And … Continue reading II Poetry Contest: Father’s Bride
by Susan Llewelyn For a long time I couldn't go there look at that gapping hole instead I smoked it, drank it, ate it whole and wore it out trying everything but actually seeing the Grand Canyon in my soul Forged by the eternal mystery of time a travelling caravan of well worn loves and hurts, … Continue reading II Poetry Contest: Whole