Women's History Month

Published: March 4, 2020

Poems For Women's History Month

48 Poems For Women's History Month

March is Women's History Month. It's a time to celebrate the important role women have had throughout history. It originally began as Women's History Week back on March 7, 1982. The first month-long celebration occurred in 1987.

Women have had and continue to have integral roles in a variety of fields. Each year, the National Women's History Alliance names a theme of Women's History Month to highlight all that women have done.

We all are familiar with famous women in our nation's history. But many women in our personal circles have also demonstrated strength, courage, and character. They are trailblazers and pioneers in their own right. Let's celebrate them this month. Be sure to share one of these inspirational poems with a woman in your life. Don't forget to thank her for the difference she is making in the lives of others.

This collection also includes poems written by famous women poets.

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  1. She Is Magic

    in Courage Poems

    She wildly dances
    to the beat of her own heart
    a strong and fearless protector,
    she’s hauntingly beautiful

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    • Favorited 2
    • Votes 8
    • Rating 5.00
  2. You Are Enough

    in Inspirational Poems

    You are enough
    You have always been enough, and
    You will forever be
    Enough

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    • Rating 4.22
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  4. Your Brilliance And Grace

    in Short Poems

    Beautiful Girl,
    you don’t even realize
    that some people
    look at your madness

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    • Votes 6
    • Rating 3.67
  5. Mother, A Cradle To Hold Me

    in Famous Family Poems

    It is true
    I was created in you.
    It is also true
    That you were created for me.

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    • Favorited 16
    • Votes 280
    • Rating 4.49
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  7. Equality

    in Famous Inspirational Poems

    You declare you see me dimly
    through a glass which will not shine,
    though I stand before you boldly,
    trim in rank and marking time.

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    • Shares 1887
    • Favorited 17
    • Votes 245
    • Rating 4.44
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    Featured Shared Story

    Truely inspirational poem. This is the cry of present time that it is the 21st century and people are still struggling for equality, which is far from reach for many.

  8. Advice To A Girl

    in Famous Love Poems

    No one worth possessing
    Can be quite possessed;
    Lay that on your heart,
    My young angry dear;

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    • Favorited 15
    • Votes 123
    • Rating 4.14
  9. On Aging

    in Famous Family Poems

    When you see me sitting quietly,
    Like a sack left on the shelf,
    Don’t think I need your chattering.
    I’m listening to myself.

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    • Votes 370
    • Rating 4.47
    • Poem of the Week
    Featured Shared Story

    Reading this poem was very heartfelt and personal. Maya Angelou has always been my favorite author of all times, but reading this particular poem reminds me of my grandmother who I was lucky...

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  10. When Great Trees Fall

    in Famous Death Poems

    When great trees fall,
    rocks on distant hills shudder,
    lions hunker down
    in tall grasses,

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    • Favorited 54
    • Votes 1586
    • Rating 4.53
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    Featured Shared Story

    I have also lost a son, a baby boy. Back then I was very grieved by that experience. I was told by people that loved me and helped support me to quickly heal and get over the way I felt, even...

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  11. "It Might Have Been"

    in Famous Life Poems

    We will be what we could be. Do not say,
    "It might have been, had not or that, or this."
    No fate can keep us from the chosen way;
    He only might who is.

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    • Shares 1148
    • Favorited 32
    • Votes 185
    • Rating 4.08
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  12. As You Go Through Life

    in Famous Inspirational Poems

    Don't look for the flaws as you go through life;
    And even when you find them,
    It is wise and kind to be somewhat blind
    And look for the virtue behind them.

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    • Shares 2635
    • Favorited 66
    • Votes 293
    • Rating 4.34
    • Poem of the Week
    Featured Shared Story

    Sometimes life goes up and down between hills and rivers, but with even the least courage and a sign of faith in the turn we make at the sharp curve, it all levels up to positivity no matter...

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