Though Maya Angelou’s work spans past The Civil Rights Movement, her poetry has always been revolutionary, especially her famous poem, “Caged Bird”, in which she explores the liberation of black people from slavery.
My audience is not afraid of the truth, and they have faith in the power of healing.
Writers’ Block is a Nebraska Writers’ Collective program that leads incarcerated individuals to self-expression through creative writing and poetry.
Slam Empowers Poets to Be “Unapologetically Themselves”: A Q&A With Poetic Underground Host Samantha Slupski
Mention poetry to an in-the-know Kansas Citian, and Poetic Underground often comes to mind. The writing and performance community, which hosts poetry slams and open mics, has become well-known in Kansas City for both its inclusiveness and energy.