Letter from Poetry Magazine

Letter to the Editor

by Terese Coe
Dear Editor,

Thank you so much for giving voice to Shajahana and to Salma ["Indian Portfolio," September 2007], who are "outspoken about the lives of Muslim women in purdah" — they speak for millions of women who live with more daily humiliation and abuse (not to 
mention suppressed anger and sorrow) than even the Dalits. The Dalit poets you published must be grateful as well, and I am grateful for them.

New York, New York

Originally Published: November 15, 2007

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This prose originally appeared in the November 2007 issue of Poetry magazine

November 2007


Terese Coe's poems, translations, and reviews appear widely. She is the author of The Everyday Uncommon (Word Press, 2005), winner of the 2005 Word Press Poetry Prize.

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