Key Episodes from an Earthly Life (by C. D. Wright)

1As surely as there are crumbs on the lips
2of the blind I came for a reason
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Publication Notes: 
C. D. Wright, Steal Away: Selected and New Poems (Port Townsend, Wash.: Copper Canyon Press, 2002). This poem is reproduced on the Griffin Prize Web Site (from a volume on the 2003 International Shortlist).
RPO poem Editors: 
Ian Lancashire
RPO Edition: 
2011