A Ritual to Read to Each Other

Original Text: 
Stafford, William. The Way It Is: New & Selected Poems. St. Paul, MN: Graywolf Press, 1998: 75-76.
1If you don't know the kind of person I am
2and I don't know the kind of person you are
3a pattern that others made may prevail in the world
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Publication Notes: 
West of Your City.
RPO poem Editors: 
Ian Lancashire, assisted by Ana Berdinskikh
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