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Exeter and North Hampton New Hampshire Writer and Poet: Lillian “Lilja” (Hillbom) Rogers (1901-1993)

Lilja Rogers is an often-quoted but little known New Hampshire poet. We share her with Wallingford, Connecticut, her birth place in 1901, where she was brought up in a talented family. Her father Henrik Hillbom (sometimes mis-spelled Hillborn) was a … Continue reading

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Poem: First a howling blizzard woke us by Lilja Rogers

“First a howling blizzard woke us,
Then the rains came down to soak us.
Now before the mind can focus … Continue reading

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