Poetry

Voices in Verse: Marguerite Guzman Bouvard

By Bouvard Marguerite Guzman
Our last poem by WVFC contributing writer Marguerite Guzmán Bouvard, "Maud," was about a special great-grandmother in London who presided over her own tidy kingdom, surrounded by loving items from her past and present. Today’s piece on aging is more somber, and brings to mind stories we’ve recently come across about elder care and assisted living — health care issues…
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Books · General Medical · Health

Charting a Course for Healing

By Bouvard Marguerite Guzman
by Penny Allen Marguerite Guzmán Bouvard’s book “Healing: A Life with Chronic Illness” (University Press of New England, 2007) has little to do with the kind of healing medical treatments provide. There are plenty of guides on medical therapies for interstitial cystitis but very few on learning how to live with it — until now. In her memoir of her…
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Poetry

Voices in Verse: Marguerite Guzman Bouvard

By Bouvard Marguerite Guzman
It’s been four months, too long, since we’ve published a poem by Marguerite Guzmán Bouvard, a WVFC contributing writer and author and resident scholar at Brandeis University’s Women’s Studies Research Center. Bouvard is currently working on a book, "Mothers in All But Name," about grandmothers, aunts, sisters, friends and strangers who have acted as mothers. In the poem published here,…
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Poetry

Voices in Verse: Marguerite Guzman Bouvard, “The Years”

By Bouvard Marguerite Guzman
Today we publish "The Years," another work by Marguerite Guzman Bouvard, a resident scholar in the Women’s Studies Research Center at Brandeis University. Bouvard is the author of more than a dozen books in the fields of politics, psychology, women’s studies and poetry, including "The Path Through Grief: A Compassionate Guide" and "Revolutionizing Motherhood: The Mothers of the Plaza de…
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Poetry

Voices in Verse: Marguerite Guzman Bouvard

By Bouvard Marguerite Guzman
Voices in Verse resumes today with a work by Marguerite Guzman Bouvard, a resident scholar in the Women’s Studies Research Center at Brandeis University. Bouvard is the author of more than a dozen books in the fields of politics, psychology, women’s studies and poetry, including "The Path Through Grief: A Compassionate Guide" and "Revolutionizing Motherhood: The Mothers of the Plaza…
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