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  • Poetry Friday: Burning Oneself In | Adrienne Rich

    Dena March 30, 2012

    Burning Oneself In | Adrienne Rich In a bookstore on the East Side I read a veteran’s testimony: the running down for no reason of an old woman in South Vietnam by a U.S. Army truck The heat-wave is over Lifeless, sunny, the East Side rests under its awnings Another summer The flames go on feeding and a dull heat permeates the ground of the mind, the burn has settled…

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