Names (Paperback)

By Marilyn Hacker

W. W. Norton & Company, 9780393339673, 105pp.

Publication Date: May 1, 2011



from "Ghazal: The Beloved" Lines that grapple doubt, written because of the beloved: when grief subsides, what survives the loss of the beloved Your every declaration is suspect That was, at least, the departing gloss of the beloved Were you merely a servant of the stat or (now you give the coin a toss) of the beloved How pure you were, resistant in an orchard Peace with justice: the cause of the beloved