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Crepuscule for Muriel

Marilyn Hacker


Crepuscule for Muriel

Marilyn Hacker


Poem introduction

Here's another homage to another poet. It's called 'Crepuscule with Muriel'. Muriel is, of course, Muriel Rukeyser. Muriel Rukeyser had a severe stroke fairly early in her life, which is to say in her fifties, and taught herself again to talk, to walk, to write and wrote about that. And the title of course is also a tip of the hat to Thelonious Monk, 'Crepuscule with Nellie'.

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