Poem of the Week: You Foolish Men by Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz

Welcome to Poem of the Week, an annual feature on this blog that celebrates National Poetry Month. Every Sunday, in the month of April, start the week off with an uplifting poem and discovery why poetry still matters.

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Fiery and Fierce: Strong Females in YA

Are you looking for fiery and fierce female characters to read to close out Women’s History Month? I am always on the look out for books that contain strong and powerful female characters that readers can identify with and be inspired. And lately I have read stories, mostly in the YA sphere, that has made me feel empowered and I hope when you read them, you will feel the same! So close out this month with a bang, and read these amazing young characters that will make you stand up and roar:

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Book Review: Where Hope Comes From: Poems of Resilience, Healing and Light by Nikita Gill

Format: Hardcover (Paperback US)

Pages: 160 pages

Published: February 18th 2021 (US Release: June 1)

Publisher: Orion Publishing Co. (UK) and Hachette Books (US)

Genre: Poetry, Mental Health

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National Poetry Day 2020

Today is National Poetry Day! It is safe to say that this year we needed poetry to soothe and calm us of our anxiety and fears that we have been feeling lately. It is important now more than ever to enjoy, discover and share poetry.

This year I have just done that. I have come across amazing poetry collections and read emotional and powerful poetry that will stay with me always. So in keeping with the tradition of this celebration, I am sharing it with you! If you are looking to start (or get back into) poetry, here are some great book recs that will have you looking at poetry in a whole new light:

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Poem of the Week: A Hymn to the Evening by Phillis Wheatley

Welcome to Poem of the Week, an annual feature on this blog that celebrates National Poetry Month. Every Sunday, in the month of April, start the week off with an uplifting poem and discovery why poetry still matters.

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Poem of the Week: If I should learn, in some quite casual way by Edna St. Vincent Millay

Welcome to Poem of the Week, an annual feature on this blog that celebrates National Poetry Month. Every Sunday, in the month of April, start the week off with an uplifting poem and discovery why poetry still matters.

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