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"Poets," wrote Percy Bysshe Shelley, "are the unacknowledged legislators of the world." We turn to them to express what is best in us, to give us words during weddings, funerals, and all the important occasions that shape our lives. This memorial site was created to honor and remember poets whose words continue to inspire, and whose legacies live on in their poetry.
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Remembering the life, death and legacy of poet Barbara Sternberg

Longtime Evergreen resident Barbara Edwards Sternberg died peacefully in her Bergen Park home on July 15, 2016, just shy of her 93rd birthday. Barbara and her husband, architect Eugene Sternberg, who preceded her in death in 2005, were community volunteers who donated much of their lives to local causes and helped to develop several cultural and civic organizations in the Evergreen area. Barbara and Eugene Sternberg wrote a book on Evergreen's history, "Evergreen: Our Mountain Community."...
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