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Easter Sunrise

sky turns crystal blue
after rainfall and low clouds,
speedway for homecoming birds.

We covered you with winter earth
but, because He lives, Momma,
I know that you live, too.

—Donna Lakes

These stanzas from “Easter Sunrise,” were written by Donna Lakes, poet and then staff member of Appalachian Heritage journal, and published in 1995. This publication is a leading literary journal which showcases the work of emerging and established writers and artists from Appalachia, and is one of more than 700 journals available online to Falvey patrons through Project Muse, a trusted source for complete, full-text versions of scholarly journals from many of the world’s leading universities and scholarly societies.
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Lakes, Donna. “Easter Sunrise.” Appalachian Heritage, vol. 23 no. 2, 1995, p. 10-10. Project MUSE, doi:10.1353/aph.1995.0102.
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GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY, Washington, DC. Assistant Professor. Starting August 2012. One position, tenure track. Teaching load of 2 courses per semester, graduate and undergraduate. The Philosophy Department is looking for candidates with expertise (including the ability to teach graduate seminars upon arrival) in one or more of the following areas:

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