Posts Tagged: carolyn kizer

Visitations: Gwendolyn Brooks at One Hundred

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A visitation is how I describe the past weeks walking with Gwendolyn Books. It is like she is just around every corner.

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Feminist Feast

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Sixteen feminist poetry collections, old and new, showcased at Bustle, prove just how rich, diverse, and actionable poetry can be. Author C. CE Miller says, “As feminist icons like Elizabeth Warren and the notorious RBG have recently taught us (thanks, Twitter), there’s nothing like a good one-liner to really rile up the patriarchy.” Highlights include […]

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A Stiletto Between the Ribs

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At the New York Times, Margalit Fox shares a moving tribute to poet Carolyn Kizer, who passed away last Thursday. Characterized by impeccably crafted sound and meter, and an understated warmth, Kizer’s poems brought out a softer side of feminist poetry from the 1950’s through the present: Where the poems of Ms. Rich, who died in […]

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