Friday Night Poetry Corner #251– The Negro Speaks of Rivers by Langston Hughes

Good evening everyone and welcome to the last poem for Black History Month.  I will end the month with the iconic, brilliant poet called Langston Hughes and his work---   The Negro Speaks of Rivers. I love this poem!         The Negro Speaks of Rivers (To W.E.B. DuBois)   I’ve known rivers: … Continue reading Friday Night Poetry Corner #251– The Negro Speaks of Rivers by Langston Hughes

Friday Night Poetry Corner #250–There it is by Jayne Cortez

Hey, good evening!  I will continue to honor Black History Month by featuring this wonderful poet--   Jayne Cortez   Jayne Cortez was an African-American poet, activist, small press publisher, and spoken-word performance artist whose voice is celebrated for its political, surrealistic, and dynamic innovations in lyricism and visceral sound. Her writing is part of … Continue reading Friday Night Poetry Corner #250–There it is by Jayne Cortez