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Poetry Friday: A Christmas List

By Women's Voices For Change
Inspired partly by Jan Simpson’s cool Christmas-for-Theatregoers list and by new Christmas poetry lists from The Independent UK and the Daily Mail, the latter a listing of new love poetry, we at WVFC feel obligated to offer our First Annual Poetry Friday Christmas shopping list. Below, your quick-links to the most recent work by poets who’ve adorned our Poetry Fridays…
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Friday NewsMix: Elizabeth Alexander’s Voice to Ring at Inaugural; SEC, Labor picks Bring in More Power Women; The Return of Betty Currie

By Rachel Rawlings
Elevating with the human voice: One of WVFC’s own voices, poet Elizabeth Alexander, will present an original poem at the Presidential Inauguration next month. Alexander, who attended the 1963 March on Washington in a stroller, is only the fourth poet to read at an inauguration, continuing an on-and-off tradition established by Robert Frost’s appearance at the inauguration of John F.…
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