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Adrienne Rich

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

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From an Atlas of the Difficult World


I know you are reading this poem
late, before leaving your office
of the one intense yellow lamp-spot and the darkening window
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Adrienne Rich's Other Poems

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  • Living in Sin
  • Burning Oneself Out
  • For the Dead
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  • Rookie - 3 Points Dash Black (3/14/2012 8:54:00 AM)

    Once in a while you stumble upon a poem so original and appealing to real life...This poem has the making of a good work from start to finish. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie John Nightingale (12/14/2007 8:16:00 AM)

    I'm no expert, but I really liked the way the poem naturally flowed. I know you are reading this comment because you deserve the praise.10. (Report) Reply

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