International Women’s Day 2023: A Poetic Tribute

International Women's Day

International Women’s Day (IWD) is celebrated annually on March 8, it is the focal point in the women’s rights movement and raises awareness of the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women.

The 2023 campaign theme is #EmbraceEquity

My Poetic Tribute

Over the years I have written a few poetry pieces inspired by women and their journey’s, the pieces have explored women’s strength, their growth and their challenges. I have selected a few below to be a part of my poetic tribute.

“Bearing Fruit” : video and audio

“I am Naked” : audio

“The War Cry” : Instagram live video for the book launch of Warrior in 2020 and another video for End Violence Against Women campaign 2022.

A reading of Maya Angelou’s poem “Still I Rise” audio

Dear Strong Woman

A couple of years ago I started a motivational series on Instagram called “Dear Strong Women.” Have a look at my Poetry by Traysi Instagram account and scroll through the posts for the black text on green background ones…

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