poetry

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Poem: “Glacier”

We are not accustomed to the sea, so we describe it like a sky.

  • 01/25/2023
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Poem: “Me”

It’s not easy being me. Wearing a hijab, getting nasty looks from people when crossing the streets. Constant fear of

  • 09/27/2022
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Poem: “Our Mothers”

Do you ever wonder about the mother of Moses?

  • 04/28/2022
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Tapestry: What makes a healthy ecosystem?

Food. Water. Care. For once, let justice start there.

  • 10/27/2021
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The Poetry of Family

Sometimes it can be easier for people to open up to a stranger.

  • 04/23/2021
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Halee Kirkwood: A Sense of Belonging

Place is defined by the stories we tell, and each place has a story that must be told.

  • 03/25/2021
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Mary Moore Easter: On the Page, In the World

In my fear, I was convinced that if I could amass a group of Black women, the sight of us would bring this dangerously behaving man to his senses.

  • 02/25/2021
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The Names You Call Me

You call me “Criminal,” as you cheat, assault, and rob the world blind. You call me “Shit-hole,” as you foul

  • 07/24/2020
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La Régle des Trois Unités

unité de temps And the students said in their surreal utopian world there will be no currency no one will

  • 03/15/2020
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Writing My Way Through

I cannot write my way out of the pandemic and its effects, but I am compelled to write my way through it.

  • 03/10/2020
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Words matter: Tish Jones, spoken word poet, on building bridges and breaking down hierarchies with words

As long as she can remember, Tish Jones has loved words, loved writing and loved being on a stage. A

  • 01/01/2017

2013 Changemaker: Allison Broeren

“When we can really become a community of strong women together, we can help support each other and we can help lift each other up in different ways.”

  • 12/02/2013