Women's History Month

Published: March 2020

Poems For Women's History Month

49 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. I Wish To Be

    • By Zuleigha Z. Patel
    • Published: November 18, 2021
    Loving And Embracing Who You Are As A Woman

    in Dream Poems by Teens

    The woman I wish to be
    She's flawless in her step
    And graceful in her actions
    She's unafraid of her abilities

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    • Shares 87
    • Favorited 6
    • Votes 31
    • Rating 4.48
    • Poem of the Day
  2. 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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    • Shares 143
    • Favorited 9
    • Votes 13
    • Rating 5.00
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  4. You Are Enough

    in Inspirational Poems

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

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    • Shares 41
    • Favorited 5
    • Votes 25
    • Rating 4.16
  5. 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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    • Shares 19
    • Favorited 3
    • Votes 8
    • Rating 4.00
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  7. 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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    • Shares 2933
    • Favorited 18
    • Votes 317
    • Rating 4.49
    • Poem of the Day
  8. 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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    • Stories 3
    • Shares 2301
    • Favorited 17
    • Votes 270
    • Rating 4.49
    • Poem of the Week
    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.

  9. 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 131
    • Rating 4.18
  10. 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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    • Stories 1
    • Shares 2748
    • Favorited 28
    • Votes 391
    • Rating 4.46
    • 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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  11. 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 58
    • Votes 1834
    • Rating 4.53
    • Poem of the Week
    • Poem of the Day
    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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  12. "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 1272
    • Favorited 33
    • Votes 197
    • Rating 4.09
    • Poem of the Week

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