Celebrating Black Poets: Fatima Hirsi

In honor of Martin Luther King Day, I’m celebrating some amazing poets. I have scheduled several posts to appear throughout the day. I hope you are as inspired as I am by these amazing writers.
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Fatima Hirsi
It is an honor to be able to call Fatima Hirsi a friend. Every time I see her perform, I develop new admiration for her work. She is one of the few poets whose work consistently moves me to tears. Whenever I take one of her workshops, I am amazed at the poems that result.
Fatima Hirsi currently lives in Texas, where she works at a bookstore and teaches writing workshops to children at the Writer’s Garret. She recently completed a Sidewalk Poetry tour of the western United States.
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2 thoughts on “Celebrating Black Poets: Fatima Hirsi

  1. Allyson, how about addressing all the “African American” poets instead of
    “Black Poets”? Just a suggestion.

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