Love and Revolution are two words that are rarely used together. Where love is associated with passion, desire and romance, revolution is often associated with revolt, uprising, riot and change, these seem to be opposing emotions. Yet often when we talk about love, what we are really talking about is not just the feeling of love, but its power to transform us in ways that not even we could have imagined, and the more it begins to appear that love and revolution are in fact two sides of the same coin.
Sometimes the most revolutionary act is to love. And sometimes the revolution is an act of love.
This year, POWA have changed the format of their annual Women’s Writing collection. No longer a competition, the POWA Women’s Writing Project not only accepted blind submissions, but a series of workshops were run all over South Africa, helping women to work on their writing and hone and sharpen their writing skills.
This year’s collection consists of three sections: poetry, short stories and personal essays that tell of diverse women’s experiences of love; romantic love, love of family, love of friends, love of community. Love that has touched in revolutionary ways that alter the way we see and approach life.
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|Author:||People Opposing Women Abuse|
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