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Rachel Hadas: Little Free Library, Turner’s Falls

Crones do not whine: agreed.
But pain’s a constant, and the need
to let it out, give it a name
shouldn’t be a source of shame.

July 3, 2022 · 4 Comments

Stephen Dobyns: Wisdom

With the door shut the child sat in the closet
with his fingers pressed in his ears. Tell me
the truth, wasn’t it wisdom? Hadn’t he had
a sudden insight into the nature of the world?

January 14, 2021 · 2 Comments

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