National Poetry Month! Poet Laureate Joy Harjo

Joy Harjo is the incumbent Poet Laureate (since 2019) and is also the first Native American Poet Laureate.  Click HERE for details.   I won’t repeat what you will discover as you listen and read, but I will say that when I was in eighth grade we had a school assignment to create a presentation of … Continue reading National Poetry Month! Poet Laureate Joy Harjo

It’s National Poetry Month!

April is National Poetry Month. Therefore, April’s posts will be supplemented with regularly featured USA Poets Laureate. Let’s start now, shall we? It's already April 3. Billy Collins was Poet Laureate from 2001 to 2003. He read some of his work to our store managers' conference when I worked for a big box bookseller, and … Continue reading It’s National Poetry Month!