Caged Thoughts

On the occasion of National Poetry Day, I would like to share a poem of mine, “Caged Thoughts” which speaks of Writers’ Block and overcoming it. Hope all my readers enjoy it! Share your views in the comment section! Thank you 🙂 Caged Thoughts My hand feels the war raging between my thoughts and pen. A few words diameter my thoughts while the pen inks … Continue reading Caged Thoughts

Revolutionary Poet of the Week – Nikki Giovanni

Greetings! This week’s revolutionary poet is Nikki Giovanni.    On June 7, 1943, Yolanda Cornelia “Nikki” Giovanni was born in Knoxville, Tennessee and raised in Cincinnati, Ohio. In 1960, she entered Fisk University in Nashville, Tennessee, where she worked with the school’s Writer’s Workshop and edited the literary magazine. After receiving her bachelor of arts degree in 1967, she organized the Black Arts Festival in Cincinnati … Continue reading Revolutionary Poet of the Week – Nikki Giovanni