My favourite Maya Angelou rhymes

When Maya Angelou died in May 2014, the world mourned the loss of one of its greatest poets. One small measure of comfort is the fact that she left behind a vast number of brilliant poems (plus her autobiographies), addressing racism, prejudice, love, slavery, self-worth and more. I’ve recently been reading and rereading her work,…

Reading challenge 2014

I’m a few days late with this, but it’s time to announce my reading challenge for 2014. After successfully tackling non-fiction in 2013 (12 months=12 books), I’ve decided to continue expanding my reading horizons, so this year my challenge will focus on… poetry. I’ve read hardly any poetry since leaving university, and even then everything…