Happy National Women’s Month! Today we will be taking a look at how Sappho influenced poetry in our series, “Poetry’s Pioneering Women.”
Emily Dickinson is one of the leading poets of the nineteenth century. We are celebrating the beloved poet in our series, “Poetry’s Pioneering Women.”
Phillis Wheatley, one of poetry’s pioneering women, was the first African-American poet to ever be published. Her poetry is the spirit of hope.
Audre Lorde was unapologetic about who she was. A self-described “black, lesbian, mother, warrior, poet,” Lorde’s left her mark on poetry forever.
Maya Angelou was a phenomenal woman–a woman that sang to the tune of her own ideas, thoughts, and words that in turn inspired us all.