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Dear African Woman

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 Brenda Dokmah Bakomora
Dear African Woman
If I haven’t told you that you are beautiful, you are
If I…

The Unveiling

What is this veil covering your eyes?
Who is the one telling you these lies?
Why are you allowing these negative thoughts to linger?
Can’t you see who you are becoming?
Letting the hands and opinions of others decide your fate.
Your path is like no other, yet you seek direction outside of…