Adrienne Rich

Rookie (16 May 1929 – 27 March 2012 / Baltimore, Maryland)

For the Dead



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Submitted: Friday, January 03, 2003
Edited: Thursday, March 29, 2012

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Comments about this poem (For the Dead by Adrienne Rich )

  • Rookie M V (3/28/2012 7:30:00 PM)

    If you like this you should try Endpapers, my absolute favorite by Adrienne Rich. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Michael Ludowese (6/22/2008 11:50:00 PM)

    one day, soon...I'll be able to write like this...maybe today. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Amberlee Carter (2/16/2006 4:14:00 PM)

    I want this poem on the little pamlets that will get handed out at my funeral.
    My God, it's amazing! (Report) Reply

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