Who was the world’s first author? – Soraya Field Fiorio

Who was the world’s first author? – Soraya Field Fiorio

4,300 years ago in ancient Sumer, the most powerful person in the city of Ur was banished to wander the vast desert. Her name was Enheduanna. She was the high priestess of the moon god and history’s first known author. By the time of her exile, she had written 42 hymns and three epic poems— Read more about Who was the world’s first author? – Soraya Field Fiorio[…]

Peace – “Beautiful Black Woman” @WANPOETRY

Peace – “Beautiful Black Woman” @WANPOETRY

– Beautiful black woman. They wonder where your beauty lies. They will never understand the power of your magnificence. It runs deep in your veins. So strong, it radiates through your melon and you are wiser than your years. Ancestors whisper in your presence. Beautiful black woman, they wonder where your confidence lies. You tell Read more about Peace – “Beautiful Black Woman” @WANPOETRY[…]

Peace – “My Poetry Lover” @WANPOETRY

Peace – “My Poetry Lover” @WANPOETRY

– I tried to write a love poem but I had trouble finding a muse. Finding someone worth this weight in words other than my daughter, but since a romantical obsession with her is unhealthy, at the end of all these love poems I’m still left with nothing. I tried to write a love poem Read more about Peace – “My Poetry Lover” @WANPOETRY[…]

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Tree of Liberty Reading and Analysis

Tree of Liberty Reading and Analysis

hello and welcome to this episode of the burns guide today we’ll be looking at the incendiary political poem the tree of liberty it is important to note that while this poem is widely attributed to Burns there is no conclusive evidence that he wrote it the stance of the poem with regards to revolutionary Read more about Tree of Liberty Reading and Analysis[…]

“Peace” by Rupert Brooke (1914)

“Peace” by Rupert Brooke (1914)

“War Sonnet I: Peace”, by Rupert Brooke. Read by Frank Blissett. Now, God be thanked Who has matched us with His hour, And caught our youth, and wakened us from sleeping, With hand made sure, clear eye, and sharpened power, To turn, as swimmers into cleanness leaping, Glad from a world grown old and cold Read more about “Peace” by Rupert Brooke (1914)[…]

Peace – “Phone Call” @WANPOETRY

Peace – “Phone Call” @WANPOETRY

– Your call has been forwarded to an automated voice messaging system. I picked up the phone and called you again, knowing there was a 50/50 chance that you would answer and 95 percent of the time you didn’t. I loved you. Despite the tragic love history we had together, I did. You didn’t deserve Read more about Peace – “Phone Call” @WANPOETRY[…]

Free Will and Waifus – The True Horror of Doki Doki Literature Club

Free Will and Waifus – The True Horror of Doki Doki Literature Club

Doki Doki Literature Club is a very spoilable visual novel that has spent the last few months teaching shut-in forever alone otakus like me that virtual girls have feelings too, and sometimes those feelings are scarier than you’d think they would be. So much so that the game’s Steam description comes with a warning that Read more about Free Will and Waifus – The True Horror of Doki Doki Literature Club[…]

Suheir Hammad: Poems of war, peace, women, power

Suheir Hammad: Poems of war, peace, women, power

“What I Will” I will not dance to your war drum. I will not lend my soul nor my bones to your war drum. I will not dance to that beating. I know that beat. It is lifeless. I know intimately that skin you are hitting. It was alive once, hunted, stolen, stretched. I will Read more about Suheir Hammad: Poems of war, peace, women, power[…]