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Inspiration/Life: The Wind that Blows Through Us

Interviewer: How old were you when you became a mother? Marie Howe (poet): A hundred. Like those ladies in the Bible. I was a  hundred years old. I was Sarah. I was Abraham’s Sarah. I was just telling my students … Continue reading

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To Know the Dark

To go in the dark with a light is to know the light. To know the dark, go dark. Go without sight, and find that the dark, too, blooms and sings, and is traveled by dark feet and dark wings. … Continue reading

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Heaven Below

1544. (Emily Dickinson) Who has not found the Heaven – below – Will fail of it above – For Angels rent the House next ours, Wherever we remove –

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Full Moon and Little Frieda (Ted Hughes)

A cool small evening shrunk to a dog bark and the clank of a bucket – And you listening. A spider’s web, tense for the dew’s touch. A pail lifted, still and brimming – mirror To tempt a first star … Continue reading

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