Inspirational Poetry

This section of the website features Poetry & Prose that I find inspiring.  Enjoy!

Maya Angelou reciting her poem,
"And I Still Rise"

"The Dead" read by Poet Laureate Billy Collins
with animation by Juan Delcan

Poet Laureate Kay Ryan -
The Poet's View

Poet Laureate Kay Ryan reads from her recent collection, "The Niagara River," at the Casa Romantica Reading Series, San Clemente, CA., April 30, 2008.
Poet Laureate Rita Dove recites her poem:
If You Can't Be Free Be A Mystery

Mother Lisa Reads "Love after Love"
by Derek Walcott