The Daily Poem: 21 Contradictions: Tracking Poems

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Adrienne Rich has been awarded many honours for her poetry. Her most recent books include Collected Early Poems 1950-1970 (Norton, 1993) and What is Found There: Notebooks on Poetry and Politics (Norton). This poem is from her recent collection Your Native Land Your Life published by W W Norton at pounds 7.95.