Lucie Brock-Broido

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Lucie Brock-Broido has read for the O.B. Hardison Poetry Series on two occasions: February 17, 1996, and December 14, 2009, for the Emily Dickinson Birthday Tribute.

Lucie Brock-Broido. Brian Palmer.

Brock-Broido is the director of poetry in the Writing Division in the School of the Arts at Columbia University. Her books of poetry include Trouble in Mind, A Hunger, and The Master Letters, inspired by three mysterious, unsent letters written by Emily Dickinson and found after her death. Visit her Poetry Foundation page for more information.

From Evolution

What I want is to sleep away an epoch,

wake up as a girl with another kind of heart.


From A Hunger by Lucie Brock-Broido. Copyright 1988 by Lucie Brock-Broido. (Knopf). Reprinted with the permission of the author.