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2010 June – Laura Hershey: Writer, Poet, Activist, Consultant
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Posts from ‘June, 2010’

From the Archives: Old Poem, “You Get Proud By Practicing”

In honor of LGBT Pride Month — and to honor and encourage all kinds of people embracing the risks of visibility and pride — I decided to re-post a very old poem of mine. It remains a favorite of mine, and of lots of other people. It’s been reprinted in a number of places, most […]

“Remembering Siesta Key”: A Poem of the Gulf

Remembering Siesta Key Copyright 2010 by Laura Hershey Ten days each spring, we woke to the smell of salt water, seaweed, eggs my Dad fried in butter, and fresh orange pulped by Nana. Before ten a.m. we wore the scent of sun tan lotion, and tumbled out the door where the Gulf welcomed us with […]