More Diversity in My Posts

I realized I have posted many poems by men, women and African Americans. I have posted poems from across centuries. But I have not posted many, if any,  of the Hispanic, Asian, or Native American poets' works. There are other ethnic groups who also have given and continue to give us great inspiration in their … Continue reading More Diversity in My Posts

REBLOG–Another Poem For April

Children Of The Earth We know they feared our Pagan ways, They tried to wipe us out, They tortured and they burned us, If they had the slightest doubt, They took away our festivals, Replaced them with their own, But we stood strong and carried on, We’ve flourished and we’ve grown. They said we worshiped […] … Continue reading REBLOG–Another Poem For April

Trying to Keep Up with Poetry Month

Forgot to post a poem yesterday. Here is the catch up one... Funeral Blues By W.H. Auden Stop all the clocks, cut off the telephone, Prevent the dog from barking with a juicy bone, Silence the pianos and with muffled drum Bring out the coffin, let the mourners come. Let aeroplanes circle moaning overhead Scribbling … Continue reading Trying to Keep Up with Poetry Month

A Fitting Birthday for Poetry Month

Poetry Month Continues...and today is Maya Angelou's birthday. It would have been her 90th In her honor here is a poem written by her: Woman Work By Maya Angelou I've got the children to tend The clothes to mend The floor to mop The food to shop Then the chicken to fry The baby to … Continue reading A Fitting Birthday for Poetry Month