10 Philly poets to watch for National Poetry Day

September 28, 2017 GMT

#NationalPoetryDay is trending in Philadelphia. With a city so rich in literary history and activism there are more than enough local poets to fill a library and pack a cypher.

Who are some of your favorite Philly poets?

Here’s a list of some poets you’ll want to know.

Soledad Alfaro-Allah @Alfaro_Allah

Greg Corbin

Perry “Vision” DiVirgilio

Lady Pheralyn Dove

TS Hawkins

Trapeta Mayson

Sonia Sanchez

Jill Scott

Ursula Rucker

Yolanda Wisher