Nominated for an NAACP Image Award in the category of Outstanding Literary Work Poetry, Check the Rhyme: An Anthology of Female Poets & Emcees is a cross-generational volume of poetry, featuring the work of 50 thought provoking and inspirational women writers, lyricists and spoken word artists from diverse cultures and backgrounds. Check the Rhyme features eighteen chapters, revealing poetry that is a representation of both emerging and established poets who write on a variety of themes including: beauty and self esteem; activism; empowerment for youth; hip hop culture; love relationships; the memory and meaning of home; the state of our society; Hurricane Katrina's impact; artistic and political contributions of legendary artists; healing from violence; community; motherhood; jazz music; history; and spirituality. The pages of Check the Rhyme are filled with insights, experiences and challenges of women who walk the warrior path, intending to shape the world with the passion that fuels their dreams.
DuEwa gives an overview of the book:
DuEwa Frazier is a poet, educator and author of the forthcoming young adult novel, Deanne in the Middle. DuEwa is the author of Goddess Under the Bridge (2013), Ten Marbles and a Bag to Put Them In: Poems for Children (2010), Stardust Tracks on a Road (2005), and Shedding...