In Memoriam, Briar Rose

This poem is a version of the fairy tale, “Briar Rose,” also known as “Sleeping Beauty.” It is inspired by a poem with the same title by Anne Sexton, which is also a far cry from the Disney version with which most people are familiar. This tale is not for children.

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Retired professor, feminist, writer, photographer, activist, grandmother of 5, overall Wise Woman. Phd UIA School of Journalism & Mass Communication, 1994.

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Georgia NeSmith

Georgia NeSmith

Retired professor, feminist, writer, photographer, activist, grandmother of 5, overall Wise Woman. Phd UIA School of Journalism & Mass Communication, 1994.

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