Resisting Fear, Loving More

What have we learned from our horrible experiences? Has it made us stronger? Or has it completely taken over our lives? It can most certainly be both. Some experiences are easy to hide and you hardly ever go back to the memory of that experience. However, there are certain things that one goes through that feels…

Do They Know?

  Do they know? Do they feel? Do they wonder? Do they see? Do they expect? Do they have hope? Do they still love? These questions all surround one explicit idea, and inevitable part of our lives. The dying. How hard it must be to come to reality that you will not get better. How…

Love, Hope, Strength, Faith: Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure

By: Rhonda Nemri It was last May of 2015, I signed up to do the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure. I decided to join because most of my coworkers/friends had joined, and I thought to myself it’s for a good cause. I didn’t know anyone with breast cancer, but I still felt connected…

Destructive Power

By : Rhonda Nemri They cut you. They cut you so deep, you bleed. But you don’t bleed to death. Just a bunch of cuts that become scars. You don’t walk away, you forgive them. Each time you forgive them, you think to yourself it will be better. When really, you’re handing them that power….

The Fools Will Chatter

By: Rhonda Nemri Photograph painted and photo edited By: Rhonda Nemri I mustn’t show my tears. Or else the fools will chatter. I mustn’t show my smile. Or else the fools will chatter. I mustn’t grief out loud. Or else the fools will chatter. I must show my tears. Or else the fools will chatter….

Visionaries

By: Rhonda Nemri Photograph taken by Rhonda Nemri Lying there with your eyes closed and your cold delicate skin, I see you but can’t feel your touch. Throwing myself at you with tears rushing down my face, dripping to the cold ground. Catching the last moment of your presence as I press my warm face…

Happy International Women’s Day 2013

Happy Women’s International Day! This is an important day for us women!. Each one of you have an ability to make a change, and inspire others. You have a voice, and you can be empowering. Do not let anyone tell you, you can’t be something, or do something, because you are a woman. Show that…

A Desired Freedom For The Oppressed

By Rhonda Nemri Passing that moment in my life that tries so hard to bring the hurt to me for my wants. Standing still looking around fighting to see the freedom I have been longing for. You stand there over me with your hurtful words, and your abusive sentiments that you call love. This is…

Poetry Category Coming to Feministtalk

Hi Everyone! I have been writing for a while now, and I used to share my poetry all the time. I figured why not showcase some of my work here on my WordPress blog. Some of my poetry is a bit dated, but since I have been back into the creative writing motion, I want…