Charnika Louise Hayes has written a soul stirring series of poetic monologues to cultivate one utterly amazing tale, The Other Side of Womanhood. This book secures Charnika Louise Hayes a place among the greatest writers of our time. While written as a play, The Other Side of Womanhood reads like poetry and feels like music. This book exposes the story behind the glory of being a black woman by poetically giving a voice to the pain and the struggles of the African American woman. The Other Side of Womanhood renders fictional accounts of actual situations in which women sometimes find themselves. Charnika Louise Hayes has a way of bearing her soul through her craft and connecting with all who are fortunate enough to partake in the experience. Though written in a black woman's voice, the universal themes transcend gender and race.