Warsan Shire: For Women Who Are Difficult to Love

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Warsan Shire's poetry shakes you to the core. Her words often tap into the fearlessness and vulnerability of womanhood. At 24, Shire's work commands international acclaim. She recently won Brunei University's African Poetry award.

This poem, "For Women Who Are Difficult to Love" is a perfect example of her brilliance.

Listen to a visual interpretation of her work below.

If you love Warsan's words, be sure to pick up her book Teaching My Mother How To Give Birth


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