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.


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.