Marilyn Hacker

(1942 / The Bronx, New York City, New York)

Invocation - Poem by Marilyn Hacker

This is for Elsa, also known as Liz,
an ample-bosomed gospel singer: five
discrete malignancies in one full breast.
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Comments about Invocation by Marilyn Hacker

  • Edward Kofi Louis Edward Kofi Louis (5/27/2016 4:27:00 AM)

    Nice dedication. Thanks for sharing. (Report) Reply

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  • Moira Cameron Moira Cameron (5/27/2016 1:22:00 AM)

    Powerful and inspiring! (Report) Reply

  • Jasbir Chatterjee Jasbir Chatterjee (5/27/2016 12:47:00 AM)

    lovely poem, especially this line, Our saved-for-now lives are life sentences... Congrats on being poet of the day! (Report) Reply

  • Patti Masterman (11/29/2011 5:59:00 PM)

    Wow, what a tribute to the lives we have left after the diagnosis. I salute your
    creativity and empathy, in this invocation to staying alive. (Report) Reply








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