Hillol Ray, D.Litt., Ph.D. (Doctor of Humanity), D.Phil. (Theology), Ph.D. (Honoris Causa), D.Phil. (Nigeria), Poet Laureate, Author, Translator, is an Environmental Engineer with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in Dallas, Texas. He is listed in Who’s Who in Asian-Americans, Marquis Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who in Science andContinue Reading

American poetry has been shaped by remarkable voices throughout history. Here are ten influential poets whose words continue to resonate: Emily Dickinson: Known as the “Poet of Paradox,” Emily Dickinson’s enigmatic and introspective poetry explored themes of life, death, and nature. Her famous poems include “Because I could not stopContinue Reading

“Don’t Call Us Dead: Poems” by Danez Smith: A Powerful Exploration of Black Experience by PHT Award-winning poet Danez Smith’s collection “Don’t Call Us Dead: Poems” is a poignant and unflinching exploration of black life, love, and loss. Published by Graywolf Press in 2017, this groundbreaking work has left an indelible markContinue Reading