- Dittrich, Lisa
- Date of entry: Oct-21-1996
A very short poem, in which the speaker, sorting through old china, finds a dead friend/relative's gravy boat "with a hard, brown / drop of gravy still / on the porcelain lip." This discovery leads the speaker to truly grieve the loss of this person in a way she hadn't before.
Otherwise: New and Selected Poems
Saint Paul, Minn.