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A Poetry Evening with Jim Swain (1932-2016)

I was saddened to hear this week of the death of my friend and tenth-grade English teacher, Jim Swain. Jim’s roots were in Connecticut, but he was a world citizen; his work as a Methodist minister and literature teacher took him across the globe. When I was at Woodstock School, in northern India, Jim and his wife, Doris (his high school sweetheart), were the dorm supervisors for the high school boys. They were still in their twenties. Woodstock boys were famous for high jinks (according …Read More


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Betsy Woodman spent ten childhood years in India, studied in France, Zambia, and the United States, and now lives in her native New Hampshire. Read more »

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