For the Sake of Strangers Summary
Dorianne Laux

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For the Sake of Strangers Summary

Dorianne Laux's “For the Sake of Strangers” first appeared in her second poetry collection, What We Carry (1994). It was included in Ten Poems to Last a Lifetime (2004), a collection of thought-provoking poems compiled by Roger Housden. The poem is about the experience of continuing through daily life despite feeling immense grief. By using the word “we,” Laux demonstrates that she is writing about a universal experience shared by many of her readers. Much...

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