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Poetry Sunday: Salute to a Lady

By Women's Voices For Change
Yesterday would have been Billie Holiday’s 97th birthday. Most of us know something of her short life and long legacy, but it may come as a surprise that she wrote songs as well as she sang them.
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Thanksgiving Subterranean Table Top Blues

By Mare Contrare
Apparently, everyone is stressed out because of Thanksgiving, and for good reasons. Family members awaken the week before with nightmares about being criticized for the umpteenth time about their choice of career. Vegans are cajoled into just having a bite of turkey—“It won’t kill you for goodness sake!” your Grandmother insists—and children are outcast to their own table, creating eternal…
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