Lord Byron (1788–1824) was a British poet and a leading figure in the Romantic movement. Among Byron's best-known works are the lengthy narrative poems Don Juan and Childe Harold's Pilgrimage and the short lyric "She Walks in Beauty." He is regarded as one of the greatest British poets and remains widely read and influential.
#commoncore On My Journey Now: Looking at African-American History Through the Spirituals, by Nikki Giovanni. Nikki Giovanni takes the passion of a poet and the knowledge of a historian as she paints compelling portraits of the lives of her ancestors through the words of songs such as "Go Down, Moses" and "Ain’t Got Time to Die," celebrating a people who overcame enslavement and found a way to survive, to worship, and to build. ISBN 9780763643805