In those years, people will say, we lost track / of the meaning of we, of you

Adrienne Rich In Those Years

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Antoine-François-Jean Claudet, “[Multiple Exposures of the Moon],” 1846-52. Courtesy Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.

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