Muriel Rukeyser (1913-1980)|
Waiting for Icarus
First Line: He said he would be back and we'd drink wine together
The above poem appeared in the 1973 collection Breaking Open. As such, it is protected by copyright and cannot be displayed without permission of the copyright holder. It can be found in:
Icarus was the son of the inventor Daedalus. They attempted to escape Crete using wings they had made.