January 19, 2019

New Year's Inspiration


If you think of the new year as an opportunity to reflect and set goals for the future, then the Academy of American Poets suggests these 10 poems for inspiration.
  1. Time to be the fine line of light” by Carrie Fountain
  2. When I Rise Up” by Georgia Douglas Johnson
  3. These Poems” by June Jordan
  4. The Leash” by Ada Limón
  5. The Penitent” by Edna St. Vincent Millay
  6. Assured” by Alexander Posey
  7. The Dream” by Lola Ridge
  8. from “Elegy in Joy” by Muriel Rukeyser
  9. "The Call of the Open" by Percy Bysshe Shelley
  10. Good Bones” by Maggie Smith

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