It's been observed that the only way to really understand a poem is to hear it read aloud by its author. It's also been observed, mostly by people who have spent a lot of time listening to poetry read aloud, that poets tend to assume a "poet voice," majestic and mystical, as though they were reveali ... More >>
If there ever was a person who could be anointed as the queen of all media, it would be Maya Angelou. The St. Louis-born writer obtained widespread admiration for more than a half-century of work, from her groundbreaking autobiographies to her prolific writing for the stage and the screen.
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Stan the Man Cardinals' legend Stan Musial is in Washington D.C. today joining the likes of Maya Angelou, Warren Buffet, Bill Russell, George H.W. Bush and ten other artists, athletes, statesmen and business leaders to accept the Presidential Medal of Freedom. Musial was named a recipient last No ... More >>