Diving Into the Wreck: Poems 1971-1972 by Adrienne Rich

Diving Into the Wreck: Poems 1971-1972

Adrienne Rich

fiction feminism poetry emotional reflective slow-paced

62 pages | first published 1973

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"I came to explore the wreck. / The words are purposes. / The words are maps. / I came to see the damage that was done / and the treasures that prevail." These provocative poems move with the power of Rich's distinctive voice.
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