Naomi Shihab Nye – “Famous”

Poem “Famous” by Naomi Shihab Nye.  from “Words under the Words – Selected Poems” 1995, Published by Far Corner Books

Film by Anthony Fratilillo.

The link to view it, if you want to share it (and why wouldn’t you, it’s tremendous)



Strong heroines missing

(video viewable on Youtube under “Timbuktu Labs”)

Pause for thought.  Obviously the makers of this movie are wanting to promote and sell their own book – but there are some statistics in this video which make startling points.  (You may miss the statistics if you can’t see the bottom of the screen, do make sure it isn’t obscured)