Poet and author Maya Angelou, America's first woman in space and a revered Cherokee Nation leader are among female trailblazers whose likenesses will appear on the U.S. quarter.
This week, Kwame Dawes debuts as editor of the American Life in Poetry column.
One of the most influential women of the 20th century is being introduced as a role model to a new generation of girls.
Prince Harry and Duchess Meghan surprised an online poetry class in honour of Black History Month.
Amanda Gorman dazzled the nation and UNL poet and writer Kwame Dawes during President Biden's inauguration.
At age 22, poet Amanda Gorman, chosen to read at the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden, already has a history of writing for official …
Dear Amy: I am in a terrible relationship of two tumultuous years duration.
NEW YORK (AP) — Louise Glück, an American poet long revered for the power and inventiveness of her work and for her generosity to younger writ…
How much pain and anger can a good poet pack into just a few words? A lot, in this 15-word haiku.
NEW YORK (AP) - As the coronavirus spread in March, poet Ada Limon struggled at first to write, feeling "flattened and silenced" by a pandemic…
Jane Hirshfield, who lives in California, is one of our country’s finest poets. I found this beautiful meditation in “Poetry of Presence: An Anthology of Mindfulness Poems,” published by Grayson Books of West Hartford, Connecticut.
Here’s a poem in which the poet chooses to keep a safe distance from wildness.
Lest we forget our vegetables, here’s a poem by James Bertolino about one of our dearest and healthiest ones.