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Publication Date: 6 Feb 2020
Suitable for: Secondary (Year 10, Year 11, Year 12, Year 13)
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A collection of poems written by women.
A stunning book containing 150 bold, brave and beautiful poems by women - from classic, well loved poets to innovative and bold modern voices. From suffragettes to school girls, from spoken word superstars to civil rights activists, from aristocratic ladies to kitchen maids, these are voices that deserve to be heard.
Collected by anthologist Ana Sampson She is Fierce: Brave, Bold and Beautiful Poems by Women contains an inclusive array of voices, from modern and contemporary poets. Immerse yourself in poems from Maya Angelou, Nikita Gill, Wendy Cope, Ysra Daley-Ward, Emily Bronte, Carol Ann Duffy, Fleur Adcock, Liz Berry, Jackie Kay, Hollie McNish, Ruth Awolola, Imtiaz Dharker, Helen Dunmore, Emily Dickinson, Mary Oliver, Christina Rossetti, Margaret Atwood and Dorothy Parker, to name but a few!
Featuring short biographies of each poet, She is Fierce is a stunning collection and an essential addition to any bookshelf.
'My roots spread' - Roots and growing up
'We've had a whirl and a blast, girl' - Friendship
'My heart has made its mind up' - Love
'Star-high, heart-deep' - Nature
'I'm glad I exist' - Freedom, mindfulness and joy
'Phenomenal women' - Society, fashion and body image
'But still, like air, I rise' - Courage, protest and resistance
'Behind me - dips eternity' - Endings
About the poets
Index of first lines
Index of poets