Following a call for poetry, SRHM launched a poetry fair on sexual and reproductive justice. Of the 107 submissions, our Selection Committee invited 57 poets to publish their poems in SRHM’s anthology. To celebrate the release of the complete collection, on 8 March 2022 five guest poets shared their poems and how they came to be.
Jane Cottingham, SRHM Trustee and poet (Switzerland)
Poem: There is where
Megan Spencer (USA)
Poem: on mother’s day, our first together.
Carmen Barroso (Brazil/USA)
Poem: Forgive me, Father
Haiber Andrés Logos Lemus (Colombia)
Poem: Libertad + Amor
Elizabeth Wright Veintimilla (Ecuador/Sweden)
Poem: For the women who came before us
Mahamuda Rahman (Bangladesh/The Netherlands)
Poem: My body is my soul