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Ain't I a Woman

 
Ain’t I a woman who is your slave?
 
Ain’t I a woman that you treated me like I was already alive but in my grave
 
Ain’t I women who couldn’t read or write?
 
Ain’t I a woman who gave up for the freedom to fight?
 
Ain’t I a woman when you see me you think to be scare?
 
Ain’t I a woman that whites tell each other of the nigga you got to be aware
 
Ain’t I a woman who had so much gratitude?
 
Ain’t I a woman that all whites saw me as having an attitude?
 
Ain’t I a woman who made a sacrifice?
 
Ain’t I a woman who knew that beating me again and again was to pay my price?
 
Ain’t I woman who did what she had to do?
 
Ain’t I a woman no matter what happened stayed with God and became true
 
Ain’t I a woman who people thought they could abuse?
 
Ain’t I a woman who loved God held my hands up high and knew God wouldn’t refuse?
 
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Janae Stewart More than 1 year ago
this is aint I a woman has to do with Sojourner truth aint i woman poem this is my version of how i feel about it and what has hhappened in her life
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M. Schlobohm More than 1 year ago
This poem almost shakes the fist in the air declaring, "Ain't I a woman"! Well done with rhyming couplets. The line that ends with "scare" is a little awkward in grammar, but understood to keep solid rhyming couplets. It also added to the flavor of who this particular woman is.
Janae Stewart More than 1 year ago
yes i had to write to the poem Aint I a Woman by Sojourner Truth and came up with this
bijay kant dubey More than 1 year ago
A good poem
Janae Stewart More than 1 year ago
thanks
Larry Stallings More than 1 year ago
truth faith expressed in verse
Janae Stewart More than 1 year ago
thanks
Nana Kiana 9 months ago
This is great. Nicely done.
Janae Stewart 7 months ago
thank you
jonny gog More than 1 year ago
Spot on pace and drive. Felt myself surging with you and your polemic verse.
Janae Stewart More than 1 year ago
thanks
Shantanu Chindhade More than 1 year ago
Wish all men and women read this world over.Should be a slogan of the time.Job well done, Shantanu Chindhade
Janae Stewart More than 1 year ago
thanks very much
Dhirendra Kumar Panda More than 1 year ago
GOOD
Janae Stewart More than 1 year ago
thanks
Rodolphe Prudence More than 1 year ago
More like a descending set of quotes than a poem. Lacks structure.
Janae Stewart More than 1 year ago
okay
Diogo Araujo More than 1 year ago
I like the sound of it
Janae Stewart More than 1 year ago
thanks
Amy Austin More than 1 year ago
Great idea! Love the concept and flow; could be tweaked a little to improve it, though.
Janae Stewart More than 1 year ago
okay
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