Fall 1979 • Vol. I No. 4 Poetry |

Vita Amicae

When you were rain you fell when you were cup you held when you were whole you broke    loud, loud you spoke    when you were bell When you were way you led homeward until the end when you were life you died    live, live, you cried    when you were dead

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Ursula K. Le Guin (1929-2018) was the author of numerous novels, volumes of short stories, collections of essays, books for children, volumes of poetry and translation, and received many honors and awards including Hugo, Nebula, National Book Award, PEN-Malamud.

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