Photo Credit: bing.com I ran across this amazing woman while reading up on Poets and Authors this afternoon. I am amazed with her strength and the steps she took to finding out what was wrong with her and being strong enough to do what it took to heal her Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. Having this syndrome … Continue reading The Beautiful Poetry of Oriah Mountain Dreamer – Poets Who Inspire!
Photo Credit: Bing Images Here is a writer and poet that I have never heard of. Her biography details that she was a lesbian living in a time when it wasn't accepted. It seems that her mother wasn't in the picture, possibly in a mental institution, but this young lady went on to publish a … Continue reading The Beautiful Poetry of Angelina Weld Grimké – Poets Who Inspire!
Photo Credit: Bing Images I am featuring a poet that I have never heard of before. After reading his poems, I knew I had to introduce others to his poetry. I have to say; I am enjoying reading these biographies and poetry. The poets have something in their minds and hearts and need to express it, … Continue reading The Poetry of Forrest Hamer – Poets Who Inspire!
Photo Credit: Bing Images It is such a great feeling to read up on someone who lived such a long time ago, but made the amount of impact on writing and poetry that Emily Dickinson did. She sounds like she was truly an amazing woman with quite a library in her head in which she … Continue reading The Beautiful Poetry of Emily Dickinson – Poets Who Inspire!
Photo credit: Bing images I was only 8 years old when Jim Morrison passed away, but I will always remember my sister with several of the doors posters hanging on her wall and she and her friends playing their music on the record player. My favorite song was always "Light My Fire," but now as … Continue reading The Beautiful Poetry of Jim Morrison – Poets Who Inspire!
Photo credit: Bing photo images Edgar Allan Poe; born Edgar Poe; January 19, 1809 – October 7, 1849) was an American writer, editor, and literary critic. Poe is best known for his poetry and short stories, particularly his tales of mystery and the macabre. He is widely regarded as a central figure of Romanticism in … Continue reading The Beautiful Poetry of Edgar Allan Poe – Poets Who Inspire!
Photo Credit: www.npr.org I will be posting poetry by poets who have inspired not only myself; but millions of people around the world. These poets have made a huge impact on the lives of those who read their books, but also those whom may have suffered through similar experiences and can relate. Today I am … Continue reading The Beautiful Poetry of Maya Angelou – Poets Who Inspire!
Photo courtesy of Getty Images. Gwendolyn Elizabeth Brooks was an African-American poet. She was appointed Poet Laureate of Illinois in 1968 and Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress in 1985. Biography Credit: Poem Hunter.com Gwendolyn Elizabeth Brooks was born on June 7, 1917, in Topeka, Kansas, the first child of David … Continue reading The Beautiful Poetry of Gwendolyn Brooks – Poets Who Inspire!
Photo credit: Wikipedia Since I love writing and love creating beautiful poetry, I thought it would be a great idea to highlight some of the great poets past and present. I decided to start off with the late, great poet "Christina Georgina Rosetti. TAKEN FROM WIKIPEDIA: Christina Georgina Rossetti was an English poet who … Continue reading Beautiful Poems by Christina Georgina Rossetti – Poets Who Inspire!
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