Selected poem: To a Student
Former Poet Laureate of San Francisco Diane Di Prima has authored more than thirty collections of poetry, including The Poetry Deal (City Lights Publishers, 2014) as well as plays, short stories, novels, nonfiction, and more, and her work has been translated into more than twenty languages.
To a Student
POEMS ARE ANGELS
come to bring you
the letter you wdn’t
earlier, when it was
by yr life
Diane di Prima, “To a Student” from The Poetry Deal.
Copyright © 2014 by Diane di Prima.
Reprinted with the permission of City Lights Publishers.