Just after REALISING that most of the women are continue to scared of expressing their views and abilities, 23-year-previous Diane Ishimwe commenced using her art of poetry and portray to support them appear out of their shells and deliver the ideal out of them selves.

The youthful poetess and visual artist crafts artworks and poems that show to other women that they can do fantastic items as adult men do and is passionate about supporting them to prosper.


A single of her artworks titled “You much better cry on your own than permitting somebody come to feel your agony too” depicts a crying mom with a joyful little one the place the mother was not strong more than enough to let go of the discomfort that was intended to destroy her but was potent enough to remember who she was and to adjust her reflection.



 Illustration of Igisare Batinya, her poem that was awarded in Youth Obstacle Program. 

“That exhibits how a lady specials with unhappiness with out affecting other people negatively,” narrated Ishimwe. “As women, we have the power to endure the conditions on our individual not because we can not get somebody else to deal with them but for the reason that we know, we all have superwomen inside of us.”

The graduate in Graphic Art at Ecole D’art De Nyundo stated that her encounter in the resourceful market has so far empowered her with a greater sense of creativity and self-commitment, in particular in poetry and visible art.

She begun crafting poems in 2016 when she was in higher faculty. A single of her close friends taught her some strategies on how she could framework a poem and convinced her to express herself by limited poems pertaining to how she saw points in another way.

“I discovered my expertise by individuals. I employed to produce offers in my diary on unique difficulties that were being linked with my culture and life-style and any time an individual go through them, they would quickly get certain with my expressions. As a consequence, I came to realise that I may possibly have a creating talent,” she stated.

Ishimwe exposed that her inspiration arrives from unique angles of the journey of daily life, adding that she loves poetry mainly because it provides her liberty to specific her thoughts and thoughts the way she desires them to be expressed as properly as to develop mentally and spiritually.

You far better cry alone than allowing someone come to feel your soreness much too – one particular of Diane Ishimwe’s artworks.

“Poetry can help me to properly understand,” she continued. “How to take care of alternatives and obstacles as nicely as remaining innovative in everything I do.”

Her poem titled “Igisare Batinya” was awarded in the Youth Problem Software organised by the Ministry of Youth and Culture in the category of 20-25 young poets. It talks about the worries and struggles persons confronted all over the Covid-19 pandemic in 2020. She has also crafted an artwork that tells the exact story.

She unveiled that profitable the levels of competition has remarkably empowered and inspired her to do more poems.

Her other poems consist of “Psychopath” which won very first spot in Brain Awareness Week campaign in Rwanda that was organised by Oli Well being Journal, “Unusual in My Own Dwelling” and “Survivor”.

By his creative journey, Ishimwe has enhanced her crafting and portray competencies and has created terrific connections with other artists. Also, she has gained awards and acquired certificates which strengthened her working experience and will usher her to any supportive door in the long term.

As a younger woman poetess who is still creating her job, the problem she is facing is to comprehend far better how the art marketplace works. Even so, she plans to use both portray and poetry to make a improved planet by expressing her inner thoughts and thoughts to the world and producing a living out of them.

She can be discovered via E-mail: [email protected], YouTube Channel: @dianakod and Instagram:@di.dikod/didikod.formal

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By Indana