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Poetry

Poetry Friday: The Jellyfish

By Women's Voices For Change
Moving its translucent mass through the watery shadows of the dock and then, past the dock (some- thing so real which now is not), the jellyfish swam in its slow float while we (I and my daughter, then just three) ran back and forth predicting that limp pink gleam and each embodiment it would seem. “A jello umbrello!” she began…
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Poetry

Poetry Friday: Mary Jo Bang

By Women's Voices For Change
The facts are these: Mary Jo Bang has published five books of poetry, including Louise in Love, The Eye Like a Strange Balloon and Elegy. Her abecedarius The Bride of E will be issued by Graywolf Press at the end of September.  She lives in St. Louis, Mo., where she is director of the creative writing program at Washington University.…
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