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Photograph by John Virgolino, Aug 2014

Photograph by John Virgolino, Aug 2014

Marie Howe. Photo by Bill Hayward, 1997, from the Bad Behavior series. Courtesy of Bill Hayward.    

Marie Howe. Photo by Bill Hayward, 1997, from the Bad Behavior series. Courtesy of Bill Hayward.

 

 

On Being with Krista Tippett - The Poetry of Ordinary Time 

An enchanting hour of poetry drawing on the ways family and religion shape our lives. Marie Howe works and plays with her Catholic upbringing, the universal drama of family, and the ordinary time that sustains us. The moral life, she says, is lived out in what we say as much as what we do — and so words have a power to save us.

 

 

 

 

Marie Howe
by Victoria Redel 
BOMB 61 / Fall 1997

" Somehow visiting with Marie in the borrowed house of two men had a rightness to it, the same kind of rightness that Marie makes in poems that so frequently demand that a woman must make a life for herself on male ground..."