2013 Spring – Issue 1

    When Women Waken is an online literary journal publishing fresh voices and images primarily in English from around the world. Poetry, Prose, Fiction and Non-Fiction, and Images, Art and Photographs.

    Spring Issue Cover


    Rachel Lewis, Maryland, USA

    Cover Design

    Anora McGaha

    Letter from the Editor

    Barbara Bos, SPAIN

    Featured Artist – Cover Painting

    Anushree Nande, Mumbai India

    158, Yashodhan

    Christine Elizabeth Murray, Dublin, Ireland

    Aluine’s Gardens

    Chaplet and Bower

    Farzana Marie, Arizona, USA


    Memento Mori

    Harriet Shenkman, New York, USA

    Lost in Egypt

    Riff on Coupling

    Kerry Holjes, North Carolina, USA

    Smug Kitty

    Marcy Corprew, North Carolina, USA


    Melissa I. Hassard, NC, USA

    She Runs

    Nancy Wait, New York, USA

    The Art Student

    Nischala Murthy Kaushik, India

    Words Words Words…What Words Can Do

    Paige Sinkler, Guilford, England



    Pippa Kelly, London, England


    Sue Fulton, North Carolina, USA

    Eastern Black Swallowtail, Papilio Polyxenes

    Sweta Srivastava Vikram, NY, USA

    A Poet’s Dilemma

    Tracy Kuhn, York, England


    Victoria M. Johnson, CA, USA

    The UFO