Rollings, Alane 2006

Wednesday, March 15, 2006
with Ted Kooser

Have you noticed how when you see two people talking
anywhere in the world, one is almost always smiling?
Half of us are alive now; it’s hard to say
what we have least of. Children come into the world
by themselves. My family began with me.

– Alane Rollings, “When Single Rooms Can Spring to Life So Easily”

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Listen to Alane Rollings’ 2006 reading with Ted Kooser at the Poetry Center of Chicago:

Rollings begins at 22:20 minutes.

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