Poem copyright © 1996 by Marianne Boruch, whose most recent book of poetry is “Poems: New and Selected,” Oberlin College Press, 2004. Reprinted from “A Stick That Breaks And Breaks,” Oberlin College Press, 1997, with permission of the author. First published in the journal “Field.”
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Poet Marianne Boruch b. 1950
POET’S REGION U.S., Midwestern
Poetic Terms Free Verse