Connie Wanek

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I wish I had the means

to give all the north back to itself, to let the pines

rise in the hayfield and the lilacs go wild.

But then where would we live?

                        from Hartley Field by Connie Wanek

Few things, perhaps, go so well with a walk in the woods as poetry.

Women's Words on September 29, 2013, featured Connie Wanek of Duluth reading the poem "Cat Bird."

Women's Words: September 29, 2013: Connie Wanek

Women's Words on September 15, 2013, featured Connie Wanek of Duluth reading two poems, "Mrs. God," and "I Heard You Come In."

Women's Words: September 15, 2013: Connie Wanek

Women's Words on September 1, 2013, started off the school year with Connie Wanek of Duluth reading two poems about the playground: "Jump Rope," and "Teeter Totter."

Women's Words: September 1, 2013: Connie Wanek

Women's Words on August 18, 2013, featured Connie Wanek of Duluth reading two poems about games: "Red Rover" and "Tag."

Women's Words: August 18, 2013: Connie Wanek

Women's Words on July 28, 2013, featured Connie Wanek of Duluth reading three poems about games: "Checkers," "Monopoly," and "Scrabble."

Women's Words: July 28, 2013: Connie Wanek