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 . 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, . 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 . 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 . Dec 13, 2013 - Her Online Presence http://warsanshire.tumblr.com/ for women who are 'difficult' to love. Individual Explication Author's Reading 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 . Mar 23, 2014 - One of the first poems of hers I read, 'For Women Who Are Difficult to Love' mesmerized me immediately. The accompanying video (I'm not . Apr 25, 2016 - compares you to an impossible highway to a burning . so what did you want to do love . Warsan Shire - For Women Who Are Difficult To Love. Dec 14, 2014 - I've always been one of those women who men have found difficult to love. I'm strong-willed and used to getting my own way. I'm terribly defiant .