I have always adored Maya’s poetry, and I have been inspired by her as a woman, an activist, an actor, a writer, and general all round survivor and creator since I was first gifted a book of her poems in 1996 by a boyfriend’s father. Soe of you will have read posts on this blog… Read More Remembering Maya Angelou – An Incredible Woman.
Edgar Allan Poe January 19, 1809-October 7, 1849 Nationality: American Ethnicity: English Birth Date: January 19, 1809 Death Date: October 7, 1849 Genre(s): SHORT STORIES/HORROR FICTION/FICTION/MYSTERY/CRIME/SUSPENSE FICTION Poe’s Legacy “Poe’s work has earned him an enviable place in American literature. He is not only a pioneer of the short story, he’s America’s first major horror writer as well as the… Read More My Favourite Poets & Their Poems: Edgar Allan Poe (Two Polls)
I’m going to kick off this series of posts – where I share a little information about incredible poets and show off a few of my favourite poems of theirs – with my most favourite poet – Maya Angelou. I was introduced to her in (1992) when a boyfriend’s father bought me one of her… Read More My Favourite Poets & Their Poems: Maya Angelou