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POETRY EVERYWHERE

"Dust" by Dorianne Laux

  • Aired: 04/01/2011
  • 01:40
  • Expires: 04/01/2016
  • Rating: TV-G
Born in Augusta, Maine, in 1952, Dorianne Laux became a published poet only after years of hard, hands-on work as a sanatorium cook, gas station manager, and maid. "Poems keep us conscious of the importance of our individual lives," says Laux. "Dust" examines a fleeting moment of connection that is swept aside and mostly lost in the busy activity of an average day.
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Accomplished poet Dorianne Laux reads her poem "Dust."
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