American poets

Langston Hughes - prominent figure during the Harlem Renaissance and one of my favorite poets. #blackhistorymonth

Langston Hughes - prominent figure during the Harlem Renaissance and one of my favorite poets. #blackhistorymonth

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☆ The Phillis Wheatley Monument ☞ The first African-American poet and first African-American woman to publish a book in the United States :¦: Artist Sculptor Meredith Bergmann ☆

☆ The Phillis Wheatley Monument ☞ The first African-American poet and first African-American woman to publish a book in the United States :¦: Artist Sculptor Meredith Bergmann ☆

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Vita Sackville West. Author, Poet and Gardener. ( Cecil Beaton photo) Creator of Sissinghurst

Vita Sackville West. Author, Poet and Gardener. ( Cecil Beaton photo) Creator of Sissinghurst

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Don't Let Me Be Lonely [There was a time] | Academy of American Poets

Don't Let Me Be Lonely [There was a time] | Academy of American Poets

Sylvia Plath in Paris, 1956 (Gordon Lameyer). The doomed American poetess was probably on her honeymoon, and looked happy enough.

Sylvia Plath in Paris, 1956 (Gordon Lameyer). The doomed American poetess was probably on her honeymoon, and looked happy enough.

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William Carlos Williams - he was one of the principal poets of the Imagist movement. Williams sought to invent an entirely fresh—and singularly American—poetic, whose subject matter was centered on the everyday circumstances of life and the lives of common people. http://www.poets.org/poetsorg/poet/william-carlos-williams

William Carlos Williams - he was one of the principal poets of the Imagist movement. Williams sought to invent an entirely fresh—and singularly American—poetic, whose subject matter was centered on the everyday circumstances of life and the lives of common people. http://www.poets.org/poetsorg/poet/william-carlos-williams

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African American poets : lives, works, and sources / Joyce Pettis.

African American poets : lives, works, and sources / Joyce Pettis.

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