Do you know any U.S. female poets?

I need a poem based on gender by a U.S. female poet. Where can I find a good one?

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  • 8 years ago
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    Eleanor Hallowell Abbott (1872–1958), American poet, novelist and short story writer

    Kathy Acker (1947–1997), American experimental novelist, punk poet, playwright, essayist, postmodernist and sex-positive feminist writer

    Léonie Adams (1899–1988), American poet, seventh United States Poet Laureate

    Fleur Adcock (born 1934), poet and an editor of English and Northern Irish ancestry; lived much of her life in England

    Kim Addonizio (born 1954), American poet, novelist

    Kelli Russell Agodon (born 1969), American poet

    Delmira Agustini (1886–1914), Uruguayan poet

    Akazome Emon (956–1041), Japanese poet and historian

    Rachel Akerman (1522–1544), Austrian Jewish poet writing in German

    Bella Akhmadulina (1937–2010), Soviet and Russian poet, short story writer, and translator

    Anna Akhmatova (1889–1966), Russian and Soviet modernist poet

    Anne-Marie Albiach (born 1937), French poet and translator

    Jordie Albiston (born 1961), Australian poet and academic

    Louisa May Alcott (1832–1888), American novelist, playwright and poet

    Claribel Alegría (born 1924), Nicaraguan poet, essayist, novelist, and journalist

    Elizabeth Alexander (born 1962), American poet, essayist, playwright and academic

    Al-Khansa (575–645), Arabic poet

    Julia Álvarez (born 1950), Dominican-American poet, novelist and essayist

    Ethel Anderson (1883–1958), Australian poet, essayist, novelist and painter

    Isabella Andreini (1562–1604), Italian playwright, poet and actress

    Linda Bierds (born 1945), American poet and professor

    Elizabeth Bishop (1911–1979), American poet and short-story writer

    Susanna Blamire (1747–1794), English poetSeth Abramson (born 1976)

    Diane Ackerman (born 1956)

    Duane Ackerson (born 1942)

    Mercedes de Acosta (1893–1968)

    Virginia Hamilton Adair (1913–2004)

    Helen Adam (1909–1993)

    John Adams (1704–1740)

    Léonie Adams (1899–1988)

    Kim Addonizio (born 1954)

    James Agee (1909–1955)

    Kelli Russell Agodon (born 1969)

    Ai (1947–2010)

    Conrad Aiken (1889–1973)

    Salman Akhtar (born 1946)

    Ammiel Alcalay (born 1956)

    Amos Bronson Alcott, (1799–1888)

    Sherman Alexie (born 1966)

    Felipe Alfau (1902–1999)

    William Allegrezza (born 1974)

    Dick Allen (born 1939)

    Donald Allen (1912–2004)

    Elizabeth Chase Allen (1832–1911)

    Ron Allen (born 1947)

    Zamounde S. Allie Jr. (born 1965)

    Washington Allston (1779–1843)

    Alurista (born 1947)

    Julia Álvarez (born 1950)

    Alta (Alta Gerrey) (born 1942)

    Indran Amirthanayagam (born 1960)

    A.R. Ammons (1926–2001)

    Victor Anderson (1917–2001)

    Bruce Andrews (born 1948)

    Kevin Andrews (writer) (1924–1989)

    Ron Androla (born 1954)

    Ralph Angel (born 1951)

    Maya Angelou (born 1928)

    David Antin (born 1932)

    Antler (born 1946)

    Susanne Antonetta (born 1956)

    Philip Appleman (born 1926)

    Adrian Arancibia (born 1971)

    Rae Armantrout (born 1947)

    Richard Armour (1906–1989)

    Craig Arnold (born 1967)

    Robert P. Arthur (born 1943)

    M. K. Asante, Jr. (born 1982)

    John Ashbery (born 1927)

    Augusta Emma Stetson (1842–1928)

    Joseph Auslander (1897–1965)

    Paul Auster (born 1947)

    Ann Eliza Bleecker (1752–1783), American poet and correspondent

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  • 8 years ago

    R.S. Ebert, her entire novel is written eloquently and is very poetic.

    Time's Disease, Laurent In Chains

    “May your steel never break, and your blade never bend.

    May truth guide your sword, so your spirit shall transcend.

    When the veil cradles our souls and death shrouds us all,

    May you vanquish every inner demon, you dare befall.

    Burn like fire and part like water!

    Slice like air, Protector of Earth’s Daughter!

    Sealed in blood, each sworn promise made.

    Bound by words, even beyond the grave.

    So mote rules be bent, this Earth to save.”

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    Many believe these inevitable events were written in the stars from the dawn of time, and prophets are merely observant students of precession who study repetitive patterns within endless successions of natural cycles. Others say it is impossible to predict legendary incidents which happened before and are destined to occur again. Civilizations have come and gone, leaving historical warnings carved on ancient walls. Unheeded and forgotten by myth, eras are reborn to rise and fall until there comes an age when every god's immortality nears its end…

    Set in a post-apocalyptic future, Time's Disease offers the classical allure of mythology with enduring messages very relevant to current events. Futuristic themes revolve around castle landscapes to create this novel recipe. Add a dash of mysticism, sprinkled by romance and topped by spatters of horror, to sup from hope’s cup amid life’s epic tragedies. Partake of this bold tale of action and consequence, as revealed by Illiana Rhea and told by the very characters themselves. Behold, this is Laurent In Chains.

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  • Kirby
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    8 years ago

    Sexton wrote about womanhood. I dunno if any are appropriate for school chums.

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