Recent Examples on the WebTo those who know, Patti Smith, pioneering punk poetess and rock star without peer or precedent, requires no introduction.
Jem Aswad, Variety, 1 June 2022 Reimagined as a flowing gown, the look has a new verve, one that speaks to Kente’s timelessness and the youthful exuberance of 23-year-old poetess.
Vogue, 7 Apr. 2021 Sarojini Naidu, poetess, and Madeline Slade, the British admiral's daughter who has been Gandhi's devoted follower for 17 years. Mme.
Lily Rothman, Time, 9 Aug. 2017
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