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Six Slam Poems Every Woman Should Hear

You may want the tissues handy. Feminist poems about love, beauty, and womanhood.

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1. "If I Should Have a Daughter" by Sarah Kay

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A poem about how to raise a daughter who grows strong and confident.

2. "Pretty" by Katie Makkai

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A poem about how to learn to love your body as is.

3. "10 Things I Want to Say to a Black Woman" by Joshua Bennett

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A poem about treating black women with dignity and wonder.

4. "Shrinking Women" by Lily Myers

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A poem about how women can be strong and original even when crushed by societal definitions of beauty.

5. "Cab Rides and the Morning After" by Alysia Harris

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A poem about the beauty of a woman's sexuality.

6. "Nicki Minaj" by Jasmine Mans

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A poem about the music industry's damaging standards placed on women.

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