After words comes poetry

Minnesota Poet Laureate Joyce Sutphen read poems from her new book, “After Words,” during a Wednesday night appearance at the Stillwater Public Library. “After Words” is the follow-up to her previous book of poetry, “First Words” and continues her recollections of growing up on a St. Joseph, Minn., farm. Sutphen lives in Chaska and teaches at Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter, Minn. Her reading was co-sponsored by ArtReach St. Croix and Tom and Carol Gillaspy. (Gazette Staff Photo by Avery Cropp)

Minnesota Poet Laureate Joyce Sutphen read poems from her new book, “After Words,” during a Wednesday night appearance at the Stillwater Public Library. “After Words” is the follow-up to her previous book of poetry, “First Words” and continues her recollections of growing up on a St. Joseph, Minn., farm. Sutphen lives in Chaska and teaches at Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter, Minn. Her reading was co-sponsored by ArtReach St. Croix and Tom and Carol Gillaspy. (Gazette Staff Photo by Avery Cropp)

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