Tag: American Poet

10 Revolutionary Women Poets in U.S. History & Present

10 Revolutionary Women Poets in U.S. History and Present by CLAIRE KENNY Poetry has always been a powerful tool for women to verbalize their lived experiences and inspire others with their resilience against patriarchal constrictions. As National Poetry Month comes to an end, we’re honoring women poets who defied literary norms, navigated cross-cultural boundaries and revolutionized what we consider poetry.  These 10 women…

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Amanda Gorman Won Everyone Over With Her Powerful Poem

Written by Clarissa-Jan Lim and Amber Jamieson “I didn’t think that I was going to cry during the inauguration but then Amanda Gorman happened.” Amanda Gorman made her mark as the youngest inaugural poet in the country’s history, winning over new fans with a powerful reading of her poem, “The Hill We Climb,” at President Biden’s inauguration Wednesday. The 22-year-old…

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