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C Harly Cox explains why she thinks her poetry is so popular young women. It is really at age to articulate how youre feeling, she say. We were all stressed out. Were so confused, so lonely. Poetry is incredible form of solace. If you encounter something in poem that you feel youre feeling, it is freeing, lovely experience. Cox, 23, leapt into list of top 10 bestselling poets last year with She Must Be Mad, her debut collection of poems about her journey from girl to woman. Like Rupi 26 - year - old Canadian - Punjabi who dominated bestsellers last year, Cox first began publishing on Instagram. Lot Of Poets Who Are Coming From Online Platforms Are Women Or People Of Colour, And I Think That Has Unsettled Very Traditional, Predominantly White, Older Male Community, Who Have Spent So Long Feeling That Poetry Is Incredibly Exclusive Academic Club. Well, it not any more. Suddenly, it blown open, she say. Young women aged 13 to 24 are now biggest consumers of poetry in UK in market that has grown by 48 percentage over past five years to £12. 3m, according to UK sales monitor Nielsen BookScan. But instead of buying works by dead white men who have dominated canon for centuries, young women are using their economic muscle to drive up sales of works by female poets, making poetry more diverse and representative than ever before. Kaur, for example, made nearly £1m from sales last year. Her themes include taboos, sexual violence and women's empowerment. Three other women - Pam Ayres, Helen Dunmore and Ann Duffy, UK's first ever female Poet Laureate - all netted sales into six - figures, something almost unheard of five years ago. Contemporary feminist poet Wendy Cope managed to sell almost as many as perennial favourite Sylvia Plath. This rise in popularity of poetry by women and increase in value of market corresponds with dramatic shifts in demographics of poetry buyers. Five years ago, Nielsens research suggested 27 percentage of poetry buyers were young women and another 27 were middle - aged or elderly men. Today, nearly 40 percentage of poetry buyers women under 35 while just 18 percentage are men over 34. Proportion Of Teenage Boys And Young Men In Their Early 20s Who Purchase Poetry Has Also Increase, From 12 Percentage In 2014 To 16 Percentage Today. Ease With Which Poetry Can Be Published Online, Read On Mobile Phones And Shared On Social Media Is One Reason Why Form Has Become More Popular With Teenagers And Millennials, With Young Poets Attracting Millions Of Followers On Instagram. This is opening up market to younger and more diverse female voices, says Susannah Herbert, director of Forward Arts Foundation, which runs Forward Prizes For Poetry and National Poetry Day: For young women who do necessarily feel theyve get massive right to microphone, poetry offers space to write and express yourself without crashing into authority.

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Inspiring Women Poets To Read

Millay was one of most respected poets of 20th century. She was well for her passionate public poetry readings. What I love about her story is that she was strong woman raised by equally strong and independent woman. Her mother raises three daughters on her own, encouraging them to be ambitious and - sufficient. From early age, her mother fostered appreciation for music and literature, urging Millay to enter one of her Poems Into contest in 1912, which led her to win acclaim early on and scholarship to Vassar College. Millay won Pulitzer Prize in 1923 for Ballad of Harp - Weaver. Poem, I, Being Woman and Distress, included in this collection. It is notable for fact that it had been controversial piece of work in early 1920s. Woman Talking About Her Sexuality Didn't Fit Neatly Into Social Norms Of Time. During her lifetime, Edna. Vincent Millay was well known for feminist activism. Almost 100 years later, her work is still widely read and cited as being influential and notable by respected poets around world. Read poem I, Being Woman and Distress on Academy of American Poets website or check out Edna. Vincent Millay's Poetry from Library.

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Inspiring poems by female poets

Christina Rossetti was 19th century English poet who, though not very popular in her lifetime, influenced many later poets and is now considered symbol of constrained female genius. Remember, her best known work, was written by her in 1849 while she was still teenager. However, it was much later in 1862 as part of her first collection, Goblin Market and Other Poems. In octave of sonnet, speaker urges her beloved to remember her after she has die; while in silence she shifts her focus from remembrance and concludes that it would be better for her loved one to forget her and be happy than to remember her and be sad. When you can no hold me by hand,

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