Moving forward with poetry and prose

On Jan. 21, thousands of women will march together in the direction of change, asserting that "Women's Rights and Human Rights." espnW asked women poets to write about the movement. Read more ...

Topless in America

Nikky Finney

Nikky Finney has written four books of poetry. This poem is about Paulette Leaphart, who completed a walk from Biloxi to Washington to advance the conversation about cancer. Read more ...

Ode to the Girl On a Wheel

Nikky Finney

Nikky Finney has written four books of poetry, including Head Off & Split, for which she won the 2011 National Book Award. This poem is for the "girls who play, who got the wind in their faces." Read more ...