Marge Piercy calls the Poetry Crisis Line

Happy Passover from the Poetry Crisis Line!

Excerpted from “Maggid” by Marge Piercy

PATIENCE (counselor): Poetry Crisis Line, what is your emergency?
MARGE PIERCY (caller): The courage to abandon the graves dug into the hill.
PATIENCE: So, um…brave little zombies?

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