6 Lines Of Truth That Could Be The Difference Between Power And Shame For The Women In Your Life

Lori White Curator:

After this poem, there is now that one time of the month where I feel fierce where I once felt ... less than fierce.

May her words have the same effect on you and your daughters.

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See, it's possible that we know the world better because of the blood that visits some of us.

It interrupts our favorite white skirts, and shows up at dinner parties unannounced, blood will do that, period.

It will come when you are not prepared for it; blood does that, period.

Blood is the biggest siren, and we understand that blood misbehaves, it does not wait for a hand signal, or a welcome sign above the door.

And when you deal in blood over and over again like we do, when it keeps returning to you, well,

that makes you a warrior.


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This epic gif moment is from the powerful poem by Dominque Christina, performing with SlamFind. These gifs were made by me, my brain, some computers, and my colleague and fellow warrior Franchesca Ramsey.

Thumbnail image from Dominique Christina's website, used with permission.

Aug 08, 2014

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