International Women’s Day 2019 “Celebrating Our Lights”

Nimah recently participated at the opening sessions of the first event celeberating International Women’s Day in Dhahran.

Starting with special appreciation to partners and mentors male and female who with the known and unknown pioneering women. The pioneers– beacons and banners who have helped ignite the drive to grow on this journey. A growth on all levels, professional, emotional, spiritual and physical.


Reading two unpublished poems of hers, starting with ” Celebrating Our Lights’ a tribute to pioneers known and unknown. The audience was also engaged in the second poem ” Revolutions and Rising” a highly interactive poem on balance and the possible versus the impossible….

Celebrating Our Lights can be heard at http:// https://soundcloud.com/nimah-nawwab/celebrating-our-lights-poem-on-women

An excerpt of the poem follows

Igniting us and igniting our ancestors

igniting us and igniting our progeny

They are the named above all

the Known and the Unknown,

the recorded and unrecorded

Our treasures beyond perceivable price

here    and in    the hereafter.


The Blessed

Sittana Maryiam,

Sayyidatina Asia,

Sayyidantuna Khadijah,

Fatimah, Aisha, Safiayyah

Nusaybah, al Khansa 

Rabia

Mothers,

 Our Mothers of the Spirit…

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