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Voices in the Methow Valley

By Shannon Huffman Polson

Spring in the Methow Valley of Northeastern Washington comes quietly, a gradual warming, winter grass rustling with the breezes carrying promise of new life.

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Poetry at the Goodwill

By Vic Sizemore

When I was a soccer-obsessed fifteen-year-old, I had no use for poetry. I endured my school hours like a crated dog, waiting to get out on the field.

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Walking Toward Forgiveness

By Allison Backous Troy

Outside our trailer park, a set of railroad tracks ran from east to west, dividing us from the police station that sat half a mile down the road.

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When the Matches Go Out

By Shannon Huffman Polson

When Marie-Henri Beyle visited Florence, that city named for its place among waters, he thought the art he came across might kill him.

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