You are the man
You are my other country
and I find it hard going
You are the prickly pear
You are the sudden violent storm
the torrent to raise the river
to float the wounded doe
Lorine Niedecker, “Wilderness” from Collected Works. Copyright © 2004 by Lorine Niedecker.  Reprinted by permission of University of California Press.

Source: Collected Works(University of California Press, 2004)

Lorine Niedecker

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