Complicated mothers don’t need candles. They need a crystal stair. Join us as we learn Langston Hughes’ “Mother to Son” By Heart.
Almost a century later, the poems of “Harlem Shadows” by Claude McKay remain a statement for recognition, courage, and determination.
In celebration of Take Your Poet to Work Day, join Megan Willome as she learns Countee Cullen’s “I Have Wrapped My Dreams in a Silken Cloth” by heart.
Come learn the secrets of being a deep reader with Megan Willome. And share your December pages for our monthy Reader, Come Home column.
Be the envy of your coworkers when you bring Langston Hughes to the office with you for Take Your Poet to Work Day on July 16. He’s our first poet of 2014.
Poets and poems: Gwendolyn Brooks, the first African-American to receive the Pulitzer Prize, wrote about the people she knew and the history always with us.