The sand will scrub my
words away the sand will scrub
my skin away all

that is left is water

— SARAH RUHL

Sarah Ruhl, “Polish the stone or the mind” from Love Poems in Quarantine. Copyright © 2022 by Sarah Ruhl. Reprinted with the permission of The Permissions Company, LLC on behalf of Copper Canyon Press, www.coppercanyonpress.org.

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