National Poetry Day: 10 African-American Poets Known For Words Of Wisdom
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UPDATED: 11:00 a.m. ET, Oct. 7, 2021
Originally Published 12:00 p.m. Oct. 4, 2018
Several influential African-American poets have captivated the nation with their poems for decades and these black poets deserve their flowers. On National Poetry Day, Americans can reflect on their works, from pieces that touch on the past to pieces that provide vivid visions of the future.
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People who are passionate about poetry can ponder poets' wise words on this special day.... Read more