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Song for Baby-O, Unborn

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Sweetheart
when you break thru
you’ll find
a poet here
not quite what one would choose.

I won’t promise
you’ll never go hungry
or that you won’t be sad
on this gutted
breaking
globe

but I can show you
baby
enough to love
to break your heart
forever

Diane di Prima, “Song for Baby-O, Unborn” from Pieces of a Song. Copyright © 1990 by Diane di Prima. Reprinted by permission of City Lights Books.
Source: Pieces of a Song: Selected Poems (City Lights Books, 1990)
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