Hear @JoyHarjo , the first Poet Laureate'>Native American Poet Laureate appointed by @librarycongress , discuss our human origins as storytellers on the latest AM podcast: . @LibnOfCongress #AmericanMastersPBS #NativeAmericanHeritageMonth
Plymouth officials looking for poet laureate ahead of Mayflower 400th anniversary events
Next on the @PBSAmerMasters Podcast, Joy Harjo — the first Poet Laureate'>Native American Poet Laureate of the U.S. — talks about the transcendent nature of language and our human origins as storytellers. Listen: #AmericanMastersPBS
Through her work, renowned performer and writer @JoyHarjo has opened people’s eyes to Native life, becoming the first Native American to be named the Poet Laureate. Her masterful work has inspired other Indigenous artists to thrive. #NativeAmericanHeritageMonth
“I need the enchantment of creative work to help me forget life’s mean pettinesses.” Remembering Kierkegaard, that poet laureate of gloom and glory, who died on this day in 1855
“We are fighting for a new freedom. Not just economic. What I’m purchasing also has a meaning. This is a choice that is being demanded and advocated. We all have accountability as individuals.” - Poet Laureate@AmandaSCGorman #ShapingASustainableSociety #PradaGroup
NEWS: @LibnOfCongress Carla Hayden today appointed Joy Harjo as the 23rd U.S. Poet Laureate, the first Native American to serve in the position. "Words are powerful & can make change when understanding appears impossible."
I will probably regret wading further into this, but: one of the reasons I've always admired David Simon despite his personality, which I think he would admit is unpleasant, is that I consider him (as I told someone today) something of a poet laureate of diseased systems. 1/
Poet Joy Harjo — a member of the Muskogee Creek Nation — has become the first Native American U.S. Poet Laureate. "You hit words together with rhythm and sound quality and fierce playfulness," she says, calling her poetry a kind of music.
‘There is power in our footsteps. And the streets will ring with it long after we are gone.’ — NYC Poet Laureate William'>Youth Poet Laureate William Lohier’s poem on gun violence is a must-see #NoRA