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Poetry Friday: You Were There

By Women's Voices For Change
We feel privileged to open WVFC’s discussion of the legacy of Sept. 11 with this contribution from Karol Nielsen, who has graced our Poetry Friday before and whose new book, "Black Elephants" (Bison Books), is a memoir of love and war.
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Poetry

Poetry Friday — An Unheard Voice

By Women's Voices For Change
Though completely deaf, Elena Kras speaks and “hears” without sign language. A recognized poet, author and journalist in Russian and Ukrainian, she courageously sought us out as a vehicle for bringing her to a wider audience. The pleasure is all ours.
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Poetry

Our Poet Laureate/Ourselves

By Women's Voices For Change
Kay Ryan has written of Hope that it is “the almost-twin/of making-do,/the isotope/ of going on.” Here at Women’s Voices for Change we celebrate that capability within women—that capacity to make do and go on—with hope.  No wonder we are spotlighting the poems of Ryan, our nation’s Poet Laureate, during April, National Poetry Month.  She is the perfect poet to…
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