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American Life in Poetry: Faith

American Life in Poetry: Column 216 BY TED KOOSER, U.S. POET LAUREATE Judy Loest lives in Knoxville and, like many fine Appalachian writers, her poems have a welcoming conversational style, rooted in...
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Violet’s Wash

American Life in Poetry: Column 482 BY TED KOOSER, U.S. POET LAUREATE Diane Gilliam Fisher, who lives in Ohio, has published a book called Kettle Bottom that portrays the hard life of the West...