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Wednesday, July 5, 2017

"The Tent" by Naomi Shihab Nye

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July 5, 2017
 

The Tent

 
Naomi Shihab Nye
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About This Poem

 

"'The Tent' was written in response to an invitation from students at the Maine State Prison, in a course taught by Dr. Ellen M. Taylor. The suggested topic was 'what freedom means to me.'"
—Naomi Shihab Nye

 

Naomi Shihab Nye is the author of Transfer (BOA Editions, 2011). She lives in San Antonio, Texas.

 

Photo credit: Ha Lam 

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