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Early book of poems by Stan Rice
Published 1975 by The Figures
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Matthew
Oct 01, 2017 rated it really liked it
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The poems in this collection are a tribute to the poet's daughter, who died of leukemia at the age of 6 (pictured on the cover).

Because she calls
I go into the darkened kitchen
and pour her a glass of milk.
The earth has stopped turning.
A silver light comes through the leaves
of the apple tree. The apples are deathly green.
I hold the glass up to the window
to tell how full it is. White
the milk is . . . white in the darkness.
I open her door.
She is sitting up.
Her eyes cannot believe I have come.
The whi
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Stan Rice was an American poet and artist and husband of writer Anne Rice (married 1961). He was a Professor of English and Creative Writing at San Francisco State University and retired as Chairman of the Creative Writing Department in 1989. Stan Rice died from brain cancer and was survived by his wife, novelist Anne Rice and son, author Christopher Rice.

It was the death of the couple's first chi
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