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Great writing can often draw its inspiration from sadness and struggle. Raw, honest poetry has helped Ridgefield poet laureate Barb Jennes cope with a multigenerational family struggle with depression, alcoholism, and drug addiction — and to ultimately achieve a sense of peace and healing.
Jennes recently published “Blinded Birds,” a short collection of poems that tells her family story in verse.