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Helen Kelly, CEO | February 1, 2017
As we launch our tenth Poem-A-Day contest, our Chief Executive Officer, Helen Kelly, offers her own thoughts on poetry.  Robert Frost’s Stopping by the Woods on a Snowy Evening is one of my favourite poems. Like so many others, I was introduced to it in school. I soon memorized it. For me, it is a quiet contemplation of a winter scene. The rider and his little horse stop to take in the beauty of nature. I can feel the stillness, silence and... Read More»

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