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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.

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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

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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.

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Darling Bonnie: Hip Hop Artist

Spotted at: Alameda Antiques Fair

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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.

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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.

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