Audre Lorde

Celebrating Black History Month: Warrior Poet Audre Lorde

Basically, the lady got a lot of stuff done, and we are forever indebted to her for it.

Black History Month: Maya Angelou

Celebrating Black History Month: Mama Maya Angelou

If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude. - Maya Angelou


What I Learned About Poetry From My Professor, Audre Lorde

I was 21 –– a Catholic, heterosexual college student, living at home in Brooklyn and still trying to discover who I was. At the crossroads of her life, Lorde knew exactly who she was. She was waging a war against cancer and sharing an old house in Staten Island with her kids and partner. But maybe we weren’t so different after all.


Darling Bonnie: Hip Hop Artist

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Krampus Navidad: Poetry From Luna Luna Magazine

On the thirteenth day of Christmas, your true love returns the partridge in a pear tree, buys cashmere, hires the Cajun she’s philandering to murder you.

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Lady Gaga's Sexual Assault Does Not Define Her Music 

In an interview with Howard Stern, Gaga raised a good point about how we should view her as an artist who's also an abuse survivor.


Happy Birthday, E.E. Cummings!

Get savvy on the acclaimed writer and poet—it won't take long, his poems are short.

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Meet Sappho, The Bisexual Poet Way Ahead Of Her Time  

The bisexual stigma is rough—take it from a woman who lived in 600 BCE.