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Thursday, March 13, 2014

POET PROFILE

LUCY TERRY (PRINCE)
(1730-1821)

Lucy Terry, like a lot of our ancestors, was stolen from Africa as an infant. She overcame her traumatic start in life to become the writer of a poem that was the earliest known work of literature (poetry) by a Black woman.



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TO READ HER BIO, AND HER FAMOUS POEM, CLICK ON THE FOLLOWING LINK, poemhunter.com , AND SEARCH HER NAME.  ** GOOGLE-SEARCH HER NAME FOR ADDITIONAL INFO ON HER LIFE AND TIMES.

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