Sunday, November 6, 2011

Sunday's poem: Adrienne Rich

.. My heart is moved by all I cannot save:
so much has been destroyed

I have to cast my lot with those
who age after age, perversely,
with no extraordinary power,
reconstitute the world

Adrienne Rich
Natural Resources

 The lines from ‘Natural Resources’ are taken from The Dream of a Common Language: Poems 1974–1977 by Adrienne Rich. Copyright © 1978 by W. W. Norton & Co. Inc. 

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