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"Eve and me"

White dress on hanger“Women have always found solace and refuge in working the land and in nourishing our families and communities from its yield,” writes Venice Williams in the September 2016 issue of Gather. “How often have we reconciled our unattainable dreams by way of planting perfect rows of corn and cabbage, beans and basil, turnips and tomatoes?”

Here’s a poem from Venice on this theme. We hope you enjoy this web exclusive from Gather.


Venice Williams is executive director of Alice's Garden Urban Farm and The Body and Soul healing Arts Center, both in Milwaukee. She is also the developer of a new ELCA worshiping community called The Table, a 1st century-style church in the 21st century.

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