Sunday, March 1, 2009

Michelle Kern: On Awakening


We see the two of us

In the field like oxen.

The mourning doves

Bear the tortured war

In the field like oxen,

We see the two of us.

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~ Michelle Kern is currently working to put together the Sixth Annual Sarah Lawrence College Poetry Festival, the largest free poetry festival in New York State. It will feature eighteen nationally known poets, such as Rita Dove, CK Williams, Jorie Graham, Tom Sleigh, and Linda Gregg. For more information about the festival's events and readings taking place April 24-26, 2009, go to link:

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