A wonderful post about world Poetry day by my sister! She even talks about me. what a wonderful bit of praise to wake up to.
Scrolling through FB as I always do first thing in the morning, I find out today is World Poetry Day! So! I am sharing a website talking all about Poetry Day and I am also going to share some of my favorite poets.
UNESCO — United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization.
Patricia Harris — Fellow writer, poet, and one of my dearest friends!
https://pattimouse.wordpress.com/ and you can find her here on Amazon: http://www.amazon.com/Patricia-Harris/e/B012U5ZRD2/
Maya Angelou — http://www.poetryfoundation.org/bio/maya-angelou
Elizabeth Barrett Browning — https://www.poets.org/poetsorg/poem/how-do-i-love-thee-sonnet-43
Robert Browning — http://www.poetryfoundation.org/bio/robert-browning
William Shakespeare — http://www.poetryfoundation.org/bio/william-shakespeare#poet
Edgar Allan Poe — http://www.poetryfoundation.org/bio/edgar-allan-poe
And I actually have written a couple of poems myself:
This one was for my Grandmother who passed away Dec 3rd, 1996 at the age of 80 from cancer:
The day you died
Broke my heart in two
How could I go on?
How could I live without you?
As a child, you held me tight
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