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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 Friday: Just Before Bed

By Elizabeth Willse
We’ve long been promising you an interview with perhaps our most faithful Voice in Verse — whose poem below is among the seasonal series with which she’s gifted us. The interview appears just after this week’s Poetry Friday poem, “Just Before Bed.” JUST BEFORE BED Late one night walking across my lawn, I pitched a large pinecone back at the…
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Poetry Friday: Her Spice Shelf

By Women's Voices For Change
The latest in our seasonal poems by Susan Kinsolving, one of our most stalwart Voices in Verse. Her books include The White Eyelash, Dailies & Rushes (a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award) and Among Flowers. Her work has appeared in numerous anthologies and publications including The New York Times Book Review, Poetry, Yale Review and The Paris…
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