Two Raw, Powerful Poems about the Black Experience

Hey it’s Amy Newmark with a special episode today featuring two fabulous poets from our new book, Chicken Soup for the Soul: I’m Speaking Now; Black Women Share Their Truth in 101 Stories of Love, Courage and Hope. In addition to the 101 stories, we have 12 poems, and today you’re going to hear from two of the poets, who will perform their poems for you and talk about this new book and what it means to them to have this platform for sharing their experiences as Black women.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

Start your days with inspiration and motivation from the best of Chicken Soup for the Soul and editor-in-chief Amy Newmark. There's nothing like learning from the personal, revealing stories of other people. Amy shares her favorite stories and the wisdom, advice, and easy-to-implement tips that thousands of people have shared in 25 + years of Chicken Soup for the Soul books. Tips and advice on Mondays and Wednesdays, and interviews with fascinating writers and influencers on Friend Fridays. It’s Chicken Soup for the Soul to go!