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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    • Rating 5.00
  2. A Woman For All Times

    Woman Of God

    in Religious Poems

    A woman of noble character, who can find?
    She is more precious than rubies of any kind.
    Her husband esteems her with love and respect.
    She manages her household without neglect.

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    • Rating 4.60
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  4. The Invitation

    in Famous Inspirational Poems

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    It doesn't interest me
    what you do for a living.
    I want to know
    what you ache for

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    • Poem of the Day
    Featured Shared Story

    I love this more than words. I think of these words often, especially in times that I feel as though I haven't done much through the years, and I'm sweetly reminded that I HAVE done so much!...

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  5. Still I Rise

    in Famous Inspirational Poems

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    You may write me down in history
    With your bitter, twisted lies,
    You may tread me in the very dirt
    But still, like dust, I'll rise.

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    "Still I Rise" is a verbalized legacy formed from the roots and depth of her heart. Maya Angelou exhilarated how to overcome life barriers as she exhaled a fulfilling visual capacity of a...

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  7. 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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    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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  8. Phenomenal Woman

    in Famous Inspirational Poems

    Analysis of Form and Technique

    Pretty women wonder where my secret lies.
    I'm not cute or built to suit a fashion model's size
    But when I start to tell them,
    They think I'm telling lies.

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    Featured Shared Story

    I grew up with beautiful sisters, and I was the ugly duckling. To this day I feel their jealousy, and they will never give me respect. I walk proud, and people like me. I'm successful,...

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  9. A Woman's Virtue

    • By Tonya Woodridge-Jarvis
    • Published: January 2017
    Encouragement For Women

    in Poems about Spirituality

    A woman's virtue is her wisdom and her strength.
    She's poised, prim and proper, and always watches over her sheep.
    See, a woman has the ability to get the job done, no matter the circumstance.
    God equipped her that way and not by chance.

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    • Favorited 26
    • Votes 170
    • Rating 4.51
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  10. 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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    • Rating 4.49
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  11. Life's Scars

    in Famous Family Poems

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    They say the world is round, and yet
    I often think it square,
    So many little hurts we get
    From corners here and there.

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    • Rating 4.48
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    The writer has hit the nail on the head. We treat strangers with grace and family with scorn. Our family will disapprove of our life choices, whereas strangers will not. A depressed soul...

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  12. 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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    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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