you are a horse running alone. . 5 Things You Should Know About Warsan Shire, The Poet Behind Beyoncé's 'LEMONADE'. . First published on Shire's blog, 'for women who are 'difficult' to love' is a meditation on the power of feminine individuality, and how it should be . Apr 18, 2017 - Like most poems, 'For Women Who Are 'Difficult' to Love' is best read aloud. There's audio floating around online of the poet, Warsan Shire, . Poetry Friday is a feature that I run once in awhile. A long time ago -- before I was a mother, before I was a wife -- I was a poet. Poetry was the thing that got me . Jul 13, 2012 - 'for women who are 'difficult' to love.' Warsan Shire you are a horse running alone and he tries to tame you compares you to an impossible . Apr 24, 2016 - These words from the pen of the prolific Warsan Shire drip with passion and regret. They reverberate in my mind and my spirit for hours after . For Women who are Difficult to Love, Warsan Shire. May 7, 2016 - 'You are terrifying and strange and beautiful…' If you didn't know about Warsan Shire before, there's a good chance you've heard of her now . Apr 18, 2017 - There's no pause, not even for a fraction of a second. Their breath doesn't hitch in their throat, their heart doesn't beat a little faster than before.