Quotation by Audre Lorde

This could be the day.
I could slip anchor and wander
to the end of the jetty
uncoil into the waters
a vessel of light moonglade
ride the freshets to sundown
Audre Lorde (1934–1992), U.S. author. "Today is Not the Day," stanza 7, lines 1-6 (April 22, 1992).

When she wrote this poem, which she dated precisely, Lorde was dying of breast cancer.
Surprise me with a
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