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Kay Ulanday Barrett

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Kay Ulanday Barrett

Kay Ulanday Barrett is the author of When The Chant Comes (Topside Press, 2016). They are a poet, performer, and educator living in Jersey City, New Jersey.

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Christmas Eve, 2016

Before everyone died – in my family – first definition I learned was – my mother’s maiden name, ULANDAY – which literally means – of the rain – and biology books remind us – the pouring has a pattern –  has purpose – namesake means release – for my mother
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