Tag Archives: Maya Angelou

Thoughts from Poets for International Women’s Day

What would happen if one woman told the truth about . . . . her life? . . . The world would split open  – Muriel Rukeyser, from Käthe Kollwitz, part 3 ____________________ Tell all the truth but tell it … Continue reading

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ON THIS DAY: April 4, 2018

April 4th is Chicken Cordon Bleu Day School Librarian Day * Vitamin C Day * World Rat Day * International Carrot Day * International Day for Mine Awareness & Action * _________________________________________ MORE! Francis Drake, Dorothea Dix and Muddy Waters, click

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A Poem for Saturday, June 20, 2015: “Still I Rise” by Maya Angelou

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In Remembrance of Maya Angelou (1928-2014)

Submitted by Elaine Magliaro Maya Angelou—poet/writer/activist/teacher—published many literary works during her lifetime. Her most notable work—I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings—is her 1969 autobiography about her early years. Angelou died at her home in North Carolina on May 28th. … Continue reading

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