for Michael S. Harper
Rita Dove, “Canary” from Grace Notes. Copyright © 1989 by Rita Dove. Reprinted with the permission of W.W. Norton & Company, Inc. This selection may not be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form or by any means without the prior written permission of the publisher.
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Poet Rita Dove b. 1952
POET’S REGION U.S., Mid-Atlantic
Poetic Terms Free Verse
Poems by Rita Dove
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