In honor of national poetry month, Maria Shriver collaborates with the staff of O on the magazine's first-ever poetry issue.
To celebrate O's first-ever poetry issue, we asked you to share the poems that moved you, encouraged you, or sustained you during a difficult time. Here's a selection of poetry that was especially meaningful to you.
Maya Angelou on how to write - and how to live.
Wally Lamb teaches poetry to women in jail.