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Poetry

Poetry Friday: Snow

By Women's Voices For Change
This week our January Poet-in-Residence, Lisa Russ Spaar, the much-published and much-honored winner of the  2009 Library of Virginia Award for Poetry and Director of the program in poetry writing at the University of Virginia,  examines the winter sky within and outside us all.  We publish this woman in gratitude for her gift of poems to Women’s Voices and in…
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Family & Friends · Lifestyle

The greatest Christmas gift ever

By Billie Brown
Except for the usual commercial ones, we had no special Christmas traditions in my family when I was a child. We didn’t even prepare our own dinner, since the head of the household, a career military man, was expected to show up, family in tow, to partake of the U.S. Army’s generic holiday spread at the officers’ mess. That was…
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