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A Daily Dose of Poetry: Day 12

by • April 20, 2015
Excerpt of "Or," by Thomas Sayers Ellis

Help us to celebrate National Poetry Month; share this poem with your friends! Thomas Sayers Ellis is a contemporary American poet and literary activist from Washington, D.C. “Or,” Thomas Sayers Ellis Or Oreo, or worse. Or ordinary. Or your choice of category or Color or any color… MORE →

A Daily Dose of Poetry: Day 10

by • April 15, 2015
Maya-Angelou-22Still-I-Rise22a

Help us to celebrate National Poetry Month; share this poem with your friends! “Still I Rise” Maya Angelou You may write me down in history With your bitter, twisted lies, You may tread me in the very dirt But still, like dust, I’ll rise. Does my sassiness… MORE →

A Daily Dose of Poetry: Day 9

by • April 15, 2015

Help us to celebrate National Poetry Month; share this poem with your friends! “You Will Hear Thunder” Anna Akhmatova You will hear thunder and remember me, And think: she wanted storms. The rim Of the sky will be the colour of hard crimson, And your heart, as it was then, will be on fire. That day in Moscow, it will all come true, when, for the last time, I take my leave, And hasten to the heights that I have longed for, Leaving my shadow still to be with you. Read… MORE →