Once (Hardcover)

By Meghan O'Rourke

W. W. Norton & Company, 9780393080629, 89pp.

Publication Date: October 3, 2011

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from "Frontier"
. . . At times,
I felt sick, intoxicated
by BPA and mercury.
At other times I fasted and the stars
stumbled clear from the vault.
Up there, the universe stands around drunk.
I hope the Lord is kind to us,
for we engrave our every mistake . . .