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Faithful and Virtuous Night - Section 6 Summary & Analysis

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The Horse and Rider – third person, past tense / single stanza (paragraph), prose poem. “Once there was a horse, and on the horse there was a rider” (59). Together they arrive in a city, and are watched excitedly. They find no other horse, and no other rider. The horse suggests that the rider leave him and make his own way. The rider says that “to abandon you … would be to leave a part of myself behind, and how can I do that when I do not know which part you are?” (59).

A Work of Fiction – first person, past tense / single stanza (paragraph), prose poem. After several nights of work, the speaker finishes a piece of writing and goes outside, sadly wondering what happened to all the characters that had been so alive. The speaker lights a cigarette, its light glowing like a small fire, a “small...

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