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Poetry Friday, Valentine’s Day Edition: Elizabeth Barrett Browning

By Womens Voices for Change
While many of us would prefer to be immune from the commerce of Valentine’s Day, who among us would seek exemption from the understanding of pure love? Today, Poetry Fridays turns to Elizabeth Barrett Browning, who triumphed over a suffocating childhood, campaigned long against the oppression of women and found enduring devotion in her beloved Robert. Predictably, she offers us…
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