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Made not to suffer, but to shine with their uniqueness Feminine poetry is a hymn to the beauty, resilience and power of women. Here are some short poems that celebrate the femininity and strength of women, starting from one by William Shakespeare, STANDING, GENTLEMEN, BEFORE A WOMAN: For all the violence committed on her, for all the humiliations she has …

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WRITING ABOUT FEMININITY AND WOMEN’S EXPERIENCE – Ophelia Alcantara Dimalanta, the most adored poet in the Philippines

Fascinated by the unbearable lightness of the verses She spent more than half of her life teaching and creating literary works characterized by femininity and the experience of women. In 1999, she had the S.E.A. Award for writing, Southeast Asia’s highest literary honor. Ophelia Alcantara Dimalanta https://www.nlb.gov.sg/biblio/9424478 was born on a June day in 1932 in San Juan (Rizal, Philippine …

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