Celebrating Womanhood: A Ritual

This song comes from a woman’s group I’ve been fortunate enough to be a part of for over twenty years in Texas. One of the women came up with the tune, another the words and I created the movements. Over the years other words have come, and we have explored different movement formations. We often form a circle and face in toward the center. In the second verse we face a woman to the side of us in the circle and we become partners.

Listen to the audio of I am Woman

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I am woman
I am woman
I grow out of the earth.
Beautiful, beautiful,
Powerful, powerful
and wise.

Beautiful, beautiful,
Powerful, powerful,
And wise
And wise.

You are woman,
You are woman,  
You grow out of the earth,
Beautiful, beautiful,
Powerful, powerful
and wise.

Beautiful, beautiful,
Powerful, powerful,
And wise
And wise.

I am woman
I am woman,
I go back to the earth.
Beautiful, beautiful,
Powerful, powerful,

Beautiful, beautiful,
Powerful, powerful,
And wise
And wise.

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