goldmourn (amberdawnpullin) wrote,
goldmourn
amberdawnpullin

all I cannot save

My heart is moved by all I cannot save:
so much has been destroyed

I have to cast my lot with those
who age after age, perversely,

with no extraordinary power,
reconstitute the world.

- adrienne rich, from the poem: 'Natural Resources', 1977
Tags: excerpts, great poets
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