Women are beautiful.
We are blessed with curves, long hair that falls painstakingly so.
We are pieces of art.
I have learned to ditch the compare game that sometimes happens when I see a goddess and just appreciate the divinity of us all.
So sisters, the next time you see a beautiful woman tell her so. Salute her magnificence.
It doesn’t take away from our beauty by acknowledging that of another’s; if anything it adds to it.
Phenomenal woman ~ Maya Angelou
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.
It’s in the reach of my arms,
The span of my hips,
The stride of my step,
The curl of my lips.
I’m a woman
…Read the rest of the poem here.
Listen to Maya Angelou recite her poem here:
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Editor: Renée Picard
Image: Author’s Own