Tonight No Poetry Will Serve (Hardcover)

Poems 2007-2010

By Adrienne Rich

W. W. Norton & Company, 9780393079678, 80pp.

Publication Date: January 17, 2011

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from "Ballade of the Poverties"
There's the poverty of wages wired for the funeral you
Can't get to the poverty of bodies lying unburied
There's the poverty of labor offered silently on the curb
The poverty of yard sale scrapings spread
And rejected the poverty of eviction, wedding bed out on street
Prince let me tell you who will never learn through words
There are poverties and there are poverties.