Creative Writing

Check the Rhyme: An Anthology of Female Poets & Emcees by DuEwa Frazier

Check the Rhyme: An Anthology of Female Poets & Emcees edited by DuEwa Frazier, graduate, the MFA in Creative Writing at The New School

Lit Noire Publishing, 2006

Barnesandnoble.comCheck the Rhyme: An Anthology of Female Poets & Emcees is a cross-generational volume of poetry, featuring the work of fifty thought provoking and inspirational women writers, lyricists and spoken word artists from diverse cultures and backgrounds. Check the Rhyme features eighteen chapters, revealing poetry that is a representation of both emerging and established poets who write on a variety of themes including: beauty and self esteem, empowerment for youth, hip hop culture, love relationships, the memory and meaning of home, the state of our society, Hurricane Katrina’s impact, artistic and political contributions of legendary artists, healing from violence, family and motherhood, jazz music, Black history, and spirituality. The pages of Check the Rhyme are filled with insights, experiences and challenges of women who walk the warrior path, intending to shape the world with the passion that fuels their dreams.

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