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We’re all immigrants

Knowing that Linda can still recite the words of Emma Lazarus’s poem with its iconic words “Give me your tired, your poor,/Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free,/ . . .”, this morning I asked her when she learned it: … Continue reading

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Women in the American Poets’ Corner

There is an altar figure of Susan B. Anthony in a grouping with Albert Einstein, Martin Luther King, and Mahatma Gandhi in the Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine in New York City. There is also an American Poets’ … Continue reading

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