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April 12 Poet of the Day: Quincy Troupe

Although it is officially May, I shall continue with the April Poet and Jazz posts.  April 12 Poet of the Day is Quincy Troupe.  Read more about this prolific and fascinating writer below. 70 more words

African American Poet

To Know Me is To Love Me

To know me is to love me,

or at least that’s what I’ve heard.

I hesitate to agree with this,

at the risk of sounding absurd. 80 more words

Poetry

"On Imagination" by Phillis Wheatley

THY various works, imperial queen, we see,
How bright their forms! how deck’d with pomp
by thee!
Thy wond’rous acts in beauteous order stand,
And all attest how potent is thine hand. 384 more words

Poetry

Cinquain....Emotions

Emotions

remind us,

we are alive.

Sad,happy,anxious,scared

Human

By Sylvia Porter-Hall

Poetry

"An Hymn to Morning" by Phillis Wheatley

ATTEND my lays, ye ever honour’d nine,
Assist my labours, and my strains refine;
In smoothest numbers pour the notes along,
For bright Aurora now demands my song. 123 more words

Poetry

April 11: Poet of the Day: Sherley Anne Williams

Sherley Anne Williams, poet, author, and social critic, is April 11 Poet of the Day.  Read more about this multitalented poet below.

Poetry Foundation: http://www.poetryfoundation.org/bio/sherley-anne-williams… 51 more words

African American Authors

April 10 Poet of the Day: Kevin Young

Kevin Young, born in Lincoln, Nebraska, is April 10 Poet of the Day.  Read more about this award winning poet below.

Website: http://kevinyoungpoetry.com/home.html

Poetry Foundation: 209 more words

African American Poetry