Mary Ruefle

Mary Ruefle is a contemporary American poet born in 1952. Throughout her career so far, she has published a dozen books of poetry. This includes My Private Property and The Adamant. The former was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award, and the latter won the Iowa Poetry Prize. 

The Letter

In the form of a found letter, ‘The Letter,’ details the arrest of a young woman and her memories of her past life with her beloved, the intended recipient of the letter.

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