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Jackie Craven
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Author of "Our Lives Became Unmanageable" (Omnidawn, 2016)
Author of "Our Lives Became Unmanageable" (Omnidawn, 2016)

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"Waves of anger and fear
Circulate over the bright
And darkened lands of the earth..."
~ #Poem by W. H. Auden
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Thank you to Silver Birch Press for including my poem in their delightful "Lost & Found" series. http://ow.ly/MX4K30a9fw6

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"Poetry is always a form of political intervention, since it creates a reader who is interested in other people, in relations between experience and truth."
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Poetry that says Ouch - A painful way to celebrate #WorldPoetryDay http://ow.ly/8wUA30a739b

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I'm not sure this is what the UN had in mind when they established #WorldPoetryDay , but what the heck. I can't resist using words that rhyme with Trump. http://ow.ly/Zpqr30a720l

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Double the pleasure ~ Celebrate #WorldPoetryDay AND Women's History Month ~ http://ow.ly/r3Is30a6ZVR

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"...the fate of poetry is to fall in love with the world, in spite of History.”
~ Derek Walcott - Nobel Lecture 1992
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#Poetry and politics were inseparable for Pablo Neruda. I loved writing his profile for ThoughtCo. http://ow.ly/dxv8309SqSz

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I tried sniffing my iPad and got nothing. I need a trip to the Morgan Library. http://ow.ly/XmIS309StGA
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