Quotation by Adrienne Rich

Piece by piece I seem
to re-enter the world: I first began
a small, fixed dot, still see
that old myself, a dark-blue thumbtack
pushed into the scene,
a hard little head protruding
from the pointillist's buzz and bloom.
Adrienne Rich (b. 1929), U.S. poet. Necessities of Life (written 1962), published in The Fact of a Doorframe (1974).

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