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        Mother's Day, by Daisy Zamora

        This video segment from Poetry Everywhere features native Nicaraguan poet Daisy Zamora reading her poem "Mother’s Day" at the Dodge Poetry Festival. In politics, Daisy Zamora fought for equality and justice by opposing the dictator Somosa in her native Nicaragua, a stance that led to her banishment until the dictator was overthrown. In poetry, Zamora fights for equality and justice by opposing the norms that are dictated to women by society.

        This media asset comes from Poetry Everywhere filmed at the Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Festival.

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