Category Archives: womens issues

Akashinga (the brave ones)

They look the part They act the part They are all heart and they Are the women they are the brave ones The Akashinga pay Attention to the animals That some would hunt and kill Uprightness and honesty And integrity … Continue reading

Lentils

Understanding Of Nature Of soils and of need Seem to go out the window When it comes down to feed The people thats when ofcourse Genetics is played Thats the card of the moment Where profits are laid Fairly and … Continue reading

The mule women

Its a very hard life For these women At Melilla a border town where SPAIN and Morocco are trading But deep in the heat and despair At five am every morning The women queue up and await A pittance for … Continue reading

The forgotten ones

Forgotten children Forgotten by who Forgotten by us Or forgotten by you They came in the daylight My daughter they took Because she was brown With a whitish look SHe was only a baby Tossed into their truck That is … Continue reading

Attacking fracking

Brainwashing our angels Thats not cops jobs The fluorescent army Of community yobs Out to abuse us and intimidate those who Are protecting communities Which is what they do Each on this mortal coil An unspecified time Some paid to … Continue reading

In the mountains we all become the mortals we have always been

Where blue skies remain Not a chem trail in sight Where snow falls in bucket loads Every night The might of the mountain Reaches the sky Where freedom exists In the wink of an eye Conviction to have it Is … Continue reading

Anna Rubicam stone cutter

Creating form The essence A silhoutette in time Countours structure Physiognomy Attitude in rhyme Shaping moulding carving Whittle chisel punch Knock and hammer Symmetry Beauty by the bunch Rhythmical and harmonious A marriage of mind and eye Of hands of … Continue reading

The Haenyeo of South Korea

Resolute and unprompted With Will power and determination The women of jeju their self appointed tasks To dive into the ocean Where Free diving is their thing Exploring the depths on a single breath Their prizes for to bring Conches … Continue reading

Nyirmacibiri( the lone women who lived on the mountain)

Her inclination was to serve With a penchant for those who Were known to be the voiceless tribes Receptive through and through She had the enthusiasm and the dedication And she Was one of the so called “trimates” Louis Leakey’s … Continue reading

Gender equality Rwanda and elsewhere

After the genocide The burden for all Survivors demanded And essential tool The heart and the soul of a nation To be Brought closer together For eternity Women those widowed And mentally stressed Within their pure gender Were always on … Continue reading