Women Of All Ages And Ethnic Backgrounds Essay

812 Words Apr 18th, 2016 4 Pages
Women of all ages and ethnic backgrounds at one point did not have the freedom to participate or be active in ordinary privileges in their lives like voting or the experience of being published as a writer. My experience at Tia Chucha’s “In the Words of Womyn” workshop brought me back to life in a way, reminding me that I have the opportunity and privilege to express my emotions and thoughts freely through poetry or short stories. Realizing this early on during the workshop, I was reminded that there is power in numbers when it comes to women coming together as one powerful force to inspire others who are afraid to against the norm. Being aware that women of the 21st century have the liberty to meet with other intelligent women that inspire you through their words, knowledge and experience is such a comforting thought. It was great to see that we have the ability to meet at our own discretion to discuss any topic that comes to mind is a privilege we often take for granted. Upon entering Tia Chucha’s Centro Cultural & Bookstore, I was instantly mesmerized by the vibrantly colored walls that are painted with Aztec inspired architectural designs, patterns, and colors. My first impression of these bold designs instantly gave me the feeling that I had entered a miniature version of an Aztec temple. While I waited for the other members to arrive for the workshop, I explored the numerous shelves that held various types of literature from Mexican poets and writers. Tia Chucha’s…

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