I am a Woman - July 2014



Nancy Wood poem poster 6: I am a woman

Poem broadsheet includes a Nancy Wood photograph of Violet Smith, coal mine owner, Hesperus, CO, circa 1978.


I am a Woman, from Many Winters, 1974, by Nancy Wood


I am a woman.
I hold up half of the sky.
I am a woman.
I nourish half of the earth.
I am a woman.
The rainbow touches my shoulders.
The universe encircles my eyes.

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