Poetry

Poetry Sunday: “Here, Too,” by Jennifer Nelson

By Rebecca Foust
“Empire” is such a loaded word today that it is hard not to read it with suspicion and irony in any context, but it strikes me that isolationists and fans of strong government could read “Here, Too”as an anthem to empire and its ability to bulwark against disintegrating change.
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News

The Declaration of Independence

By Women's Voices For Change
"We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights, that among these are life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness."
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Poetry

Poetry Sunday: “Wine Country,”
by Kirsten Jones Neff

By Rebecca Foust
As our children leave home for college, my husband and I have begun to dream up the journeys we will take together, just the two of us. But as we dream and plan, I am reminded of the simplicity of true romance, the richness and adventure and fullness that is two people in love, exploring.
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