Poetry

Women

Women

Women have strengths that amaze men.

They
carry children,
they carry hardships,
they carry burdens --
but they hold
happiness, love and a job.

Women
-smile when they want to scream
-sing when they want to cry.
They
cry when they are happy and
laugh when they are nervous.

Women wait by the phone for
-a call that says "I'm safe at home"
-a call from a friend on a snowy day.

Women have special qualities about them. They
-volunteer for good causes.
-they are Pink Ladies in hospitals
-they bring food to shut-ins

They are
-childcare workers, executives, attorneys, stay-at-home moms, biker
babes,
and your neighbors.

Women wear suits, jeans, and uniforms.

Women fight for what they believe in.
They vote for the person that will do
the best job for family issues.

They walk AND talk that extra
mile to get their children in the right schools and the right health
care.

They write
to the Editor, their Congressmen and to the "powers that be" for things
to make life better.

Women don't take no for an answer when they believe there is a better
solution.

Women
stick a love note in their husband's lunch box.
They do without new shoes so their children can have some.
They go to the doctor with a frightened friend.

They love unconditionally.

Women are honest, loyal, and forgiving.

They are smart, knowing that knowledge is power.
But
they still know how to use the softer side to make a point.

Women want to be the best
-for their family,
-their friends, and
-themselves.

They cry when their children excel,
and cheer when their friends get awards.

They are happy to hear about a birth or a
new marriage.
Their heart breaks when a friend dies.

Women
have sorrow at the loss of a family member,
yet
they are strong when they think there is no strength left.

They know that a hug and a kiss can heal a broken heart.

Women can make a romantic evening unforgettable.

Women come in all colors, sizes and shapes. They live in houses,
apartments, and cabins
but always in homes.

They fly, walk, run and E-mail you to show
how much they care about you.

The heart of a woman is what makes the world
spin.

Women do more than just give birth.

They bring hope and joy.
They give compassion and ideals.
They give moral support to their family and friends.

And all they want back is a hug, a smile, and for
you to do the same to people you come in contact with.

Women have a lot to say and a lot to give.

Women are awesome.

contributed by Lucille Biscaglio