Category Archive: Poetry

I Just Realized

I just realized that I may not live to see a female president in the United States. I just realized that the America I live in is not the America I thought I… Continue reading

Literary Wives: The World’s Wife

The World’s Wife (1999) by Carol Ann Duffy is the first poetry collection to be included in the Literary Wives Series, during which we explore the following questions: What does this book say… Continue reading

How Poe Wrote “The Raven”

“The Raven” (1845) is a poem nobody can escape. Whether you had to memorize certain stanzas or just participate in a read-aloud session in seventh-grade English class, it is a classic poem you… Continue reading

A History of Feminist Thought: The Essential Feminist Reader

This book has been on my to-read list for years.  Once I decided to buy it so I could annotate it, it sat on my nightstand for a few more years. I’ve finally… Continue reading

Homage to Shel Silverstein

During Thanksgiving, we played a game in which one person had the name of a famous person stuck to his or her forehead, and the rest of the players answered questions to help… Continue reading