Poetry Explorer- Classic Contemporary Poetry, DIGNITY, by DAVID IGNATOW

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First Line: Rocks jut out of the sea
Last Line: They lacked before.
Subject(s): Sea; Stones; Ocean; Granite; Rocks

Rocks jut out of the sea
and ships maneuver
to avoid them. One
sails steadfastly through,
fighting off an undertow,
and the rocks have dignity
they lacked before.

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