International Women’s Day; pen portraits, poetry, posts past

Wishing you a happy International Women’s Day.  Wishing you strength in your quests to empower women. Enjoy! Weaving Sunset A poem. Poetry of Mahvash Sabet  A review of a poet rising above her situation of being a religious conscience prisoner. Empowerment of Women A reflection. It’s all in the Sidetracks When I first met Jennifer Martiniello.Continue reading “International Women’s Day; pen portraits, poetry, posts past”

Let’s Go Find the Women History Hides

Originally posted on Following the Crow Song:
Last weekend Jackie French mesmerised and intrigued Booklinks members and the public by speaking about the women history hides to raise money for an upcoming Symposium on literature and writing centres.  This is my account of listening to her talk. It was a shocking morning, hearing all about…

For Tahirih

“And the skies that breathe navy blue” In Faith Be a hollow reed Waiting for melodies And the notes that breathe skies And the skies that breathe navy blue And the navy blue that breathes sea And the sea the breathes woman And the woman that breathes of your unveiling and peeling away That skinContinue reading “For Tahirih”