Some Poets for Women’s Day

There is much discussion on Women’s Day today.

I thought it suitable to mention a few women poets!

Yard03

In my own country women have been writing poetry for many a year.  Not far from where I currently live we had Mary Gilmore.  Some would know Dorothea MacKellar, especially for her poem ‘My Country‘, that paints word pictures of the landscapes.

At school, I enjoyed studying Emily Dickinson.  

In more recent times, I have enjoyed Sylvia Plath, whom I posted on previously, 

and Mary Oliver.

Who are your favourite women poets?

banner-520-x120-black

 

Advertisement

A New Year with Poetry for #Peace

It is frequently a pleasure to read some regular wordpress bloggers.  One I often look forward to is Damyanti Writes.  This was especially so when I read her What do you plan to do this New Year?  For starters, it offers a very practical New Year resolution. It will not be popular with those who use social media as a means of attacking people and ideas.  But another reason it warrants a mention on Simon’s Still Stanza is that it includes a very good poet – Mary Oliver.

A New Year might be an opportunity to not only make fresh resolutions, but to read a different author, or to revisit one who has enriched us before.

Richard Foote Art

The Unique Art of Richard Foote

Moira McAlister

Writing about Reading and Reading about Writing

Salini Vineeth

Fiction writer

A Hundred Quills

There's a new sun burning, and soft fruits ripening, my precious grizzled tresses tumbling, Dylan's humming 'The times they are a changing', these parting verses are mere shadows merging ...

(CALIATH)

An Empyrean Cycle

Dr Kate Gregorevic

Virtual verse from a viewpoint

Daydreaming as a profession

Daydreaming and then, maybe, writing a poem about it. And that's my life.

http://www.lynnungar.com/

Virtual verse from a viewpoint

Asha Seth

Bookworm. Poet. Story-teller.

THE DOGLADY'S DEN

Dogs*Life*Music*Photography*Travel*Writing

Monica Applewhite

Virtual verse from a viewpoint

Ailish Sinclair

Stories and photos from Scotland

LUNA

Pen to paper

The Light Behind the Story

Seeking the magic and light in life's journeys

BY THE LEFT HAND...

Brett Kristian

%d bloggers like this: