“Precious” is based on the Novel Push by Sapphire” is a powerful and moving film that tells the story of a young girl named Precious who is struggling to overcome a lifetime of abuse and neglect. Directed by Lee Daniels and released in 2009, the movie stars Gabourey Sidibe…
Poems by Precious K
The things I desire
They interrogate me day and night,
Till I plead guilty to not pursuing them.
The things l desire temper with my peace of mind like unsettled debt.
You are hope, a light in life.
An emblem of strong women with unbreakable spirits.
You are powerful, soulful, the heavens…
Poem by Tashinga Chiwomba
The elders of my time only told me that life was cold
They never went in-depth explaining it
Perhaps they thought I was observant enough to understand
But after all those years, I’m finally getting the hang of it
Let me explain it to you, my beloved
You will still…
AfroWomenPoetry founded by Antonella Sinopoli narrates the stories of African women through poetry moving from country to country across Sub Saharan Africa. In collaboration with AfroWomenPoetry, SheEvolves invites you into the world of Ghana's female poets
Poem by Millicent Anumah
The Plead for Change
Change! Change! Change!
There was no response
Yet I plead for change not…
AfroWomenPoetry founded by Antonella Sinopoli narrates the stories of African women through poetry moving from country to country across Sub Saharan Africa. In collaboration with AfroWomenPoetry, SheEvolves invites you into the world of Ghana's female poets.
The Honey Pot
By Apiorkor Seyiram Ashong-Abbey
Amina soaps up her breasts, her thighs and her derriere
Amina squats and…
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