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Reading two unpublished poems of hers, starting with ” Celebrating Our Lights’ a tribute to pioneers known and unknown.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.
Fatimah, Aisha, Safiayyah
Nusaybah, al Khansa
Our Mothers of the Spirit…