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Lucie Brock-Broido

Lucie Brock-Broido is the director of poetry in the Writing Division in the School of the Arts at Columbia University. Her books of poetry include Trouble in Mind, A Hunger, and The Master Letters, inspired by three mysterious, unsent letters written by Emily Dickinson and found after her death.

From "Evolution"


What I want is to sleep away an epoch,

wake up as a girl with another kind of heart. 



From A Hunger by Lucie Brock-Broido. Copyright 1988 by Lucie Brock-Broido. (Knopf). Reprinted with the permission of the author.

Lucie Brock-Broido

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