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Poetry Friday: Dorianne Laux, 2012 Festival Poet

Posted on by Martin Farawell, Director, Poetry Program

In “Last Words,” from her collection Smoke, Dorianne Laux asks, “How many losses does it take to stop a heart,/to lay waste to the vocabularies of desire?”  Later, in the same collection, in “Stairway to Heaven,” which describes an adolescent … Continue reading

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