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12 Quotes to Celebrate Maya Angelou

12 Quotes to Celebrate Maya Angelou

Renowned poet and author, Dr. Maya Angelou was born on April 4, 1928. During the course of her life, Angelou has inspired generations through writing... Read More »

7 Lines of Poetry for Mother's Day

7 Lines of Poetry for Mother's Day

April is National Poetry Month and with Mother’s Day around the corner on May 10, it seems like the perfect time to share some lines of poetry that fo... Read More »

5 Views on Poetry & Prose

5 Views on Poetry & Prose

  Every MAKER has a wealth of unique and personal experiences that are powerful on their own. How can we combine their experiences to create a multi-... Read More »

Tracy K. Smith wins Pulitzer Prize for Poetry!

Tracy K. Smith wins Pulitzer Prize for Poetry!

Monday was a great day for MAKER, Tracy K. Smith. Not only was it her 40th birthday, but the poet and Princeton University professor also won a Puli... Read More »

Is Poetry Essential to Democracy?

Is Poetry Essential to Democracy?

April is National Poetry Month, a month-long celebration, commemorated since 1996, that serves as a reminder of the vital role poetry plays in Ameri... Read More »