A woman's hopes are woven of sunbeams; a shadow annihilates them.
When you first read the word “she” what images of a woman flash through your head? Do you see elegance, seduction or wisdom? Who is she? Who is she to you? Women play so many roles in our lives no matter if we ourselves are man or woman. Heck truth be told without a woman man cannot exist. Women have caused nations to fall and rise again. They have given their every ounce of their love to ensure the success of another. They have even done their best to earn two bits. As mothers, teachers, temptresses and doctors there is no place you can’t find the influence or touch of a woman. So who is she? Who do you see today?
A woman should soften but not weaken a man.
In poetry women are shown in many a light. They can be anything that the pen wants them to be. So many tales of woe and love have been written for a woman and so will many more be written. Even a stranger can inspire a tale of lust, love or knowledge. What story will you add to that never ending chain of feminine tales? Perhaps you saw a stranger today on the train or at a quaint café, someone whose story you would love to imagine. Perhaps a woman of ill repute tickled your fancy and your dime is better spent on the paper writing of your adventure instead of paying for the penicillin later. Maybe the old lady at supermarket reminded you of your grandmother long past but not forgotten. Possibly the innocence of a young girl and her smile is what inspire your poem or prose today.
A woman can say more in a sigh than a man can say in a sermon.
Whatever your story about a woman is today real life or imagined we can’t wait to read it. Will you seduce us or impart great knowledge? Will you share a simple write from and odd perspective or will you pen the next great epic poem of love. Show us who “She” is.
Be to her virtues very kind,
Be to her faults a little blind.
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