Julia Ward Howe is likely best known for penning Battle Hymn of the Republic. Hastily written in a Washington, DC hotel room during the early days of the Civil War, Howe’s patriotic lyrics became synonymous with the march of American soldiers. “As He died to make men holy, let us die to make men free,” Howe wrote,…
"It sort of feels empty, not like I'm swollen with words." — Ntozake Shange, poet and author of For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide/When the Rainbow Is Enuf, who is battling a neurological disorder.
Most of you could probably use a little poetry in your lives. We've mashed our brains together and made a list of ten amazing queer ladysexy poets that you should check out right now, if you haven't already.