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Phenomenal Woman

I felt like posting something that would inspire any woman that isn’t feeling at her best today! You are a woman you are awesome, beautiful, unique!!! 307 more words


Love Poems: They Will Make a Muse of You

they will use the word inspire
when they speak of what you do to them
you will make them want to be better men
better than the fathers… 127 more words


Love Poems: Ghost Man of Him a Lay Us

Oh Mr. Renaissance Man
So full of talents and qualities
Wisdom beyond this age

You travel across seas to understand your artistry
You perform to heal… 183 more words


Love Poems: Spilt Milk


broken men do not see their cracks
but women do.
and we think our grace sufficient
to fill the imperfections.
so we pour ourselves into… 14 more words


Love Poems: When They Come With Machetes in Their Mouths

I am not superwoman. My mother is not superwoman. My mother’s mother is not superwoman.
I am, we are, soft. Can shatter. Crumble in your hands. 108 more words


Love Poems: Milk and Honey


do not slip your tongue into the mouths of men
who see your beauty when lights are dim
they do not know you

do not lay underneath men who thrust themselves… 44 more words


Little Known Black History Fact: Robert Hayden

Robert Hayden was the nation’s first Black Poet Laureate, a honor that most believe was first bestowed on Rita Dove in 1993. But Hayden’s achievement occurred 17 years earlier in 1976, and he served in the post for two years. 458 more words