Tuesday, October 19, 2021

 

               Tyehimba Jess, American poet.

Poetry is changing. New style. New voices of color. Here’s an article about some of the new poets from CNN:

https://www.cnn.com/style/article/poetry-popularity-rising-gorman-kaur-vuong-cec/index.html


Monday, October 11, 2021

 

                                     (I took this photo last week on Union Square in NYC)

I loved going to the library. It was the first time I ever saw Black newspapers and magazines like JET, Ebony, the Baltimore Afro-American, or the Chicago Defender. And I’ll never forget my librarian.’
           ― John Robert Lewis, March: Book One


Sunday, October 10, 2021

Sunday, October 3, 2021

 


‘Even before he started elementary school, his mother had taught him how to read.’


Wednesday, September 29, 2021


Tracy K. Smith was Poet Laureate of the country. A book of her collected and new poems comes out next week. It’s called Such Color. Here she talks with TIME magazine:

https://apple.news/AzBUpNhzmQ7600Mj1FIwf4Q