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Reading: Adrienne Rich’s “Poetry and Commitment”

Yesterday, I re-read a short monograph called Poetry and Commitment, which is an essay by Adrienne Rich. I took it with me to the lake for the weekend, because I have had trouble lately sticking with one book. So I took this little book (and the new issue of the Oxford American). I bought Poetry and Commitment about a year ago, when Mark Doty was coming to Montgomery for a week-long stay as Auburn University at Montgomery’s Weil Fellow and to make a presentation called “The Humanities and Human Rights.” I have pretty strong… Read more Reading: Adrienne Rich’s “Poetry and Commitment”