I stroke the beam of my lampFierce in her feminism, Rich left the world poorer in poetry on Tuesday when she left.
slowly along the flank
of something more permanent
than fish or weed
the thing I came for:
the wreck and not the story of the wreck
the thing itself and not the myth.
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