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To the geologist, it is nearly two miles in circumference and feet deep. Surrounded by gloomy forests, it was a mephitic lake, the sulfurous vapors repelling all creatures that might stray near. The formal entrance to the underworld was in a nearby cave; from there to Cocytus, the black river where Charon the ferryman waited, the shades of the dead and the rare living visitor passed through a terrifying anteroom. Celebrated for her nine previous volumes of poetry, she has gathered many honors in her career, including an appointment as United States poet laureate in and a Pulitzer Prize in for "The Wild Iris.

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To the geologist, it is nearly two miles in circumference and feet deep. Surrounded by gloomy forests, it was a mephitic lake, the sulfurous vapors repelling all creatures that might stray near. The formal entrance to the underworld was in a nearby cave; from there to Cocytus, the black river where Charon the ferryman waited, the shades of the dead and the rare living visitor passed through a terrifying anteroom.

Celebrated for her nine previous volumes of poetry, she has gathered many honors in her career, including an appointment as United States poet laureate in and a Pulitzer Prize in for "The Wild Iris. Certainly it demonstrates that she is writing at the peak of her powers. In "October," she writes: It is true there is not enough beauty in the world. It is also true that I am not competent to restore it. Neither is there candor, and here I may be of some use.

Reminding us, too, that illumination is often accompanied by disillusionment, and that the spiritual awakening which allows us to see more clearly may well leave us in despair. It never occurs to him that she will be terror-stricken and traumatized by guilt.

The conclusion of "Prism," precisely pitched, deftly syncopated, is but one example of that, and it captures the complex, haunting power of these poems: A night in summer. Sounds of a summer storm. We are, each of us, the one who wakens first, who stirs first and sees, there in the first dawn, the stranger.

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He had an ambition to become a writer, but went into business with his brother-in-law. She has described the illness, in one essay, as the result of an effort to assert her independence from her mother. A few months later, she was taken out of school in order to focus on her rehabilitation, although she still graduated in What I knew more vividly, more viscerally, was that I did not want to die". She has described her decision to forgo higher education in favor of therapy as necessary: "…my emotional condition, my extreme rigidity of behavior and frantic dependence on ritual made other forms of education impossible".

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You die when your spirit dies. Otherwise, you live. You may not do a good job of it, but you go on — something you have no choice about. When I tell this to my children they pay no attention. It is terrible to be alone. I remember the word for chair. Should I be seeing someone, should I be taking one of the new drugs for depression.

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