Separations by Marilyn Hacker

Separations: Poems by Marilyn Hacker. 1976 Knopf, first paperback edition, 109 pages. Hacker is an American poet, translator of French, and critic.  According to the Poetry Foundation: "Marilyn Hacker is an award-winning poet best known for formal poems that mix high culture and colloquial speech. Over a career spanning nearly 50 years, Hacker has established herself as a preeminent voice in the tradition of Robert Lowell and Adrienne Rich." Separations was her second collection.

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"I've put my child to bed. I cannot eat.

This death is on my hands. This meat dead meat."

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