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Phenomenal Woman



Phenomenal woman,
Indeed! The universe says you are;
Without glitz or fanfare attached
You were, born a true star.

Humility and unemblazoned poise,
Still your greatest traits;
You alone complement your truest self,
No need for affirming mates.

Phenomenal woman,
That prized ancient scroll;
Wrapped in your sacred delicate pages,
Such wisdom to unfold.

Your beauty defies your age,
Wholesome mystique outweighs raw magic;
Mistaking you on any day for just a lady,
For our planet would be so tragic.

About this poem

This poem is first published here on Poetry.com today July 24, 2022. It is an ode to all women of the world, who strive to be their best self. Thank you for always being you, while still being available.

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Written on July 24, 2022

Submitted by josephe.96455 on July 24, 2022

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Joseph O. Edwards

Joseph O. Edwards is an award-winning Jamaican poet and author residing in Canada. His works include "I Can't Breathe" (A tribute to George Floyd), "Kyiv Stands" (A tribute to Ukraine), "Love Quest", and "Moments Like These". These poems and more, are found in his three books: Love and War, Coloured Views, and Come Away With Me. more…

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