Rachel Zucker is the author of Annunciation (The Center for Book Arts, 2002) and Eating in the Underworld (Wesleyan, 2003). She has new poems appearing or forthcoming in Crowd, Colorado Review, Prairie Schooner and Pleiades. She lives in New York with her husband and two sons. "What Modest Wants" is the first in a series of five collaborative poems created with her mother-in-law, the artist Lynn Heitler.
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