by Rebecca Metzger

Fox: Poems 1998-2000

In Fox: Poems 1998-2000 (WW. Norton & Co., $21) Adrienne Rich can no longer be accused of favoring a feminist polemic over the art of poetry. As she writes in “Terza Rima,” a poem from this newest volume: “How I’ve hated speaking’ as a woman”/ for mere continuation/ when the broken is what I saw.” Yet she is still exploring issues of war, poverty, and justice.

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