Freedom. It isn’t once, to walk out
under the Milky Way, feeling the rivers
of light, the fields of dark—
freedom is daily, prose-bound, routine
remembering. Putting together, inch by inch
the starry worlds. From all the lost collections.
Adrienne Rich “For Memory,” A Wild Patience Has Taken Me This Far; W. W. Norton & Company; F First Paperback Edition Collectible edition (July 17, 1993)