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March: Women's history month.


Prim and proper you sit
Reflecting on obedience
What can I say
Whirls across your mind.

Prim and proper you sit
Keeping your countenance
Unknown
Women have a voice
Which should be heard in kind.

Prim and proper you sit
Poetry becoming the vessel
To Assert
Thoughts and feelings
Long kept nestled
Close to your heart.



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Anne Bradstreet (1612-1672) is one of the most important figures in the history of American Literature. She is considered by many to be the first American poet, and her first collection of poems, "The Tenth Muse Lately Sprung Up in America, By a Gentlewoman of Those Parts", doesn't contain any of her best known poems, it was the first book written by a woman to be published in the United States. Mrs. Bradstreet's work also serves as a document of the struggles of a Puritan wife against the hardships of New England colonial life, and in some way is a testament to plight of the women of the age. Anne's life was a constant struggle, from her difficult adaptation to the rigors of the new land, to her constant battle with illness.


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Reviewed by Regis Auffray
Thank you for the poem and the education, Veronica. Love and peace to you. Regis
Reviewed by Gwen Dickerson
Well written and informative poem and footnote! Thank you!
Reviewed by Bhuwan Thapaliya
Thank you so much....very informative read...I am off to check her...love n luck....BHUWAN!!!!
Reviewed by Mitzi Jackson
wow!!!wonderful tribute to a "Mother oF American Poetry"
excited to see what else is in store for this month
excellent piece!!!
Reviewed by Katryn Dougherty
hey, how many times do you want me to read this?
I still really like it...
I sent in a couple of things to RITRO myself, I will keep you posted as to if any will be up or not.
Reviewed by Sue Hess
i'll have to check her out
Reviewed by A PAX
Wow
I like this........she reminds me of ME
Or should I say.......I am like here??
hmmm.......I have to read more on here.....ty so very much

Loved your poem
pax A
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