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has received nineteen honary doctorates, three "Woman of the Year" awards, and two NAACP Image Awards
was born on Long Island, New York, in 1819 and was known for being an international humanist
wrote the poem "Because I Could Not Stop for Death," which shows her calm acceptance of Death
wrote a famous book of poetry is called Leaves of Grass, which is considered a masterpiece of world literature
suffered from blindness toward the end of his life and had to dictate his poetry for someone else to write down
was a legendary figure, known for his theatrical readings of his own poetry, his roaring public disputes, and his excessive drinking
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