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December 14, 2017
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Poet Karen Chase Discusses "Land of Stone"
(2007-10-11)AMHERST, MA (wfcr) - Poet Karen Chase lives in the Berkshires, and was the hospital poet at a large psychiatric hospital outside of New York City in the 1980's. There, she worked with hundreds of patients on their poems. "Land of Stone" is the story of what happened with one patient named Ben. When she first met him he had just about stopped talking. © Copyright 2017, wfcr