March Is Women’s History Month

Womens_HistoryIn celebration of Women’s History Month, the Academy of American Poets honours the important contributions women have made and continue to make to American poetry with a selection of poems and more.

Blues” by Elizabeth Alexander

Alone” by Maya Angelou

Slight Tremor” by Linda Gregerson

The Weighing” by Jane Hirshfield

Where I Live” by Maxine Kumin

The Words Under the Words” by Naomi Shihab Nye

psalm” by Alicia Ostriker

City Lights 1961” by Diane di Prima

Don’t Let Me Be Lonely [On the bus two women argue]” by Claudia Rankine

The Poem as Mask” by Muriel Rukeyser


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