Read Poetry Recommends

Can ekphrastic poems capture the vividness, color, and imagery of art itself? If these four poems have anything to say about it, the answer is yes — and should encourage you to bring a notepad and pen to your local art museum.

With the body-positive movement reminding us to love and cherish our bodies no matter their size or shape, what better way to celebrate the female form than with poetry.

For the days when you need a little extra inspiration, here’s a list of 8 body-positive poems to boost your confidence and encourage self-love.