Joy Harjo

Meet Poet Laureate Joy Harjo

Joy Harjo is America’s newest poet Laureate. Joy Harjo is an icon among modern female and Native American poets. See why she deserves this latest accolade.

Woman from Afghanistan

The Subversive Feminist Poets of Afghanistan

In a nation beleaguered by violence, corruption, addiction, and dozens of other ills, a network of resilient women are coming out of the shadows through writing. Embrace me in a suicide vestbut don’t say I won’t give you a kiss. A landay is a subversive, biting poetry style esteemed among the Pashtun tribes of Afghanistan. …

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Arrow signs saying forwards and backwards

Fun with Palindromes

What in the world is a palindrome? A palindrome is a word or sentence that reads the same forward as it does backward. Here are some cool palindromes for your amusement. Can you make up some of your own? aibohphobia alula cammac civic deified deleveled detartrated devoved dewed evitative Hannah kayak kinnikinnik lemel level madam …

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