What Have You Lost? - Section 4: pages 33-44 Summary & Analysis

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Section 4: pages 33-44 Summary

In David Williams' "Breath," his ancestors were thrown away as if they were nothing, and everything they said became stone, except for the songs; he is thirsty to join their song.

In "Almost Evenly Divided" by Emma Suarez-Baez, her life is nearly evenly divided between being Puerto-Rican and a New Yorker, but half is lost.

In "At Home" by Linda Gregg, far is where she is near, where she lives, where her house is, and though the lamp keeps the stars away, they are still there if she goes outside.

In "Child Proof" by Lisa Brandenburg, the baby walks after the rain, arms batting at the air. "Child is proof We come from somewhere else Where everyone flies" (p. 36).

In William Trowbridge's "Taking My Son to His First Day of Kindergarten," the father hesitates as he leads his son to his classroom, but...

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