Joanna Klink

Joanna Klink is a contemporary poet whose collections include Excerpts from a Secret Prophecy and Raptus. Her work has been anthologized several times, including in The Penguin Anthology of 20th Century American Poetry in 2011. In her writing, she expresses an interest in understanding the world and herself.

Spare

‘Spare’ appears in The Penguin Anthology of 20th Century American Poetry edited by Rita Dove. This poem describes an unfulfilled love affair of a speaker and her feelings concerning the relationship.

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