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Barbara Morrison, who writes under the name B. Morrison, is a poet and writer, a publisher, teacher, and dancer. In her new poetry collection, Terrarium, she explores the influence of place: where you live, where you grew up, where you travel, where you go in dreams. Her previous collection, Here at Least, chronicles a journey undertaken in response to Rilke's directive: "You must change your life."
A few years after graduating from college, her marriage collapsed and she found herself forced to go on welfare. It is this experience of a world very different from the one in which she grew up that she describes in her memoir, Innocent: Confessions of a Welfare Mother. She attributes part of her success in escaping poverty to her involvement i
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Today I’m giving away food.


I volunteer with a local nonprofit, Edible Brattleboro, to plant help-yourself gardens around town and, from July through October, operate a weekly Share the Harvest stand where we give away vegetables donated by farmers at the end of the farmers’ market, harvested from our gardens, and donated by local gardeners. This COVID year, when so many are struggling

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Innocent: Confessions of a ...

4.09 avg rating — 46 ratings — published 2011
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Terrarium

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Here at Least: Poems

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