The Poetry Diner provides inspirational and motivational poetry for the mind. My goal is to excite and ignite your soul and give you something different to think about. I know you will enjoy my unique contribution to poetry and apply it to your daily life. Serving several new items weekly. Check out the menu and enjoy. We are POETRY DINER DELICIOUS!!!
Monday, February 10, 2014
Black History Month Musings: on Langston Hughes and the 'Best New Poets'
African American poets gave, and continue to give, a glimpse into what
W.E.B. Dubois famously identified as "The Souls of Black Folks." Our
students honored their poetic forbears -- Maya Angelou, Langston Hughes
and others -- in their performance, which was also a manifesto about the
importance of poetry -- and voice -- in young people's lives.