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African American Poets

Nikki Giovanni is one of the most famous poets of modern America. In her poem, Nicki-Rosa, she says “and I really hope no white person ever has cause/ to write about me” so I’ll try to keep this short. 525 more words

Poets And Poetry

Celisa Steele Interview Part I: Carrboro Poet Laureate

On Thursday October 30, 2014, Tate Street High Society Managing Editor, Abigail Browning met with Celisa Steele, the current Carrboro, North Carolina Poet Laureate, at a local coffee shop, … 2,102 more words


Wasting Time on the Internet with Kenneth Goldsmith #kennethgoldsmith

I used to wake up at eight pm
I’ve slept thirty six hours straight before
I wake up I turn on the news
and it was Sunday and I was like… 73 more words


Dorothy Nimmo's THE WIGBOX

A review of a favourite poet of mine posted by another poet, James Munro, on his blog. I agree with every word he says.

When I first came across Dorothy Nimmo, I thought she was like Sylvia Platt – only more so. 263 more words

Book Reviews

Poetry Sounds: Sylvia Plath, "Lady Lazarus"

Poetry Sounds is a segment at Tate Street High Society that features poets reading their work aloud.

Since it is Sylvia Plath’s birthday week and… 143 more words

Poets And Poetry

Happy Birthday, Sylvia Plath!

We’re celebrating the birthday of Sylvia Plath (October 27, 1932–February 11, 1963) by a news round-up of interesting articles circulating about the poet and her life. 417 more words


In Loving Memory, A Wave of Light

Surprised by Joy


Surprised by joy—impatient as the Wind

I turned to share the transport—Oh! with whom

But Thee, long buried in the silent Tomb, 97 more words