Photo Credit: Poetry Foundation   Willie Perdomo, the former Poet Laureate of New York (2021-2023), is a dynamic force in contemporary poetry, blending streetwise vernacular with profound insights on identity, culture, and community. Appointed as New York State Poet Laureate in 2021,

In the rich tapestry of literary expression, the voices of Indigenous poets resonate with a profound connection to culture, heritage, and the enduring spirit of resilience. Their verses serve as a testament to the diverse experiences and wisdom of Indigenous