Thursday, December 01, 2005

Poet declines banquet with Mrs Bush

Thank the goddess for women who speak up for what they believe in.

Here is an open letter from the poet Sharon Olds to Laura Bush declining the invitation to read and speak at the National Book Critics Circle Award in Washington, DC. Sharon Olds is one of most widely read and critically acclaimed poets living in America today. Read to the end of the letter to experience her restrained, chilling eloquence.

No Place for a Poet at a Banquet of Shame by Sharon Olds

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