Celebrating Women & Words


A small collection of inspirational gems for International Woman's Day. You will see a quote. Who wrote it? Scroll down carefully, as the answer in under the picture. Make your own International Woman's Day Quote Quiz!

"As amid the hectic music & cocktail talk

She hears the caustic ticking of the clock"

Sylvia Plath

"God's gifts put man's best dreams to shame"

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

"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"

Maya Angelou

"My heart is like a rainbow shell

That paddles in a halcyon sea"

Christina Rossetti

"The tigers in the panel that she made

Will go on prancing unafraid"

Adrienne Rich

"Tens of thousands of fierce stars are booing me.

A screech owl is the referee."

Carol Ann Duffy

"Another belief of mine: that everyone else my age is adult, whereas i am merely in disguise."

Margaret Atwood

"The poetry that sustains me is when i feel that, for a minute, the clouds have parted & I've seen ecstasy or something."

Rita Dove

"With the magical nectar

That dwells in the flower of thy kiss"

Sarojini Naidu

"But the needles still move their rhythms...

As if your hands had forgotten how to stop"

Liz Lochhead

"I'll walk where my own nature would be leading"

Emily Bronte

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