In honor of today being international women’s day, I would like to acknowledge some lady poets that I am a personal fan of. Remember to support female voices in all aspects of modern media- including in poetry!
Saying that reminds me of a poetry anthology that I gave a low rating to seeing as even though it was compiled in the late nineties still had a section for poems about women, yet the majority of the section’s authors were male, as was the rest of the section. It is important to allow women to be the authoritative voice on the experience of being a woman, which is as important in the people we read as in our politics.
So here are some lady poets to support today by putting in your modern collection:
Followers: Who are your favorite female poets (whether they are modern or classic)?