In fractured lines and fragmented images, Rich’s poems continue to address America’s response to 9/11 in public and private experience. Referencing the Italian Marxist theoretician Antonio Gramsci, the African American writer Amiri Baraka, along with Wallace Stevens, poems like “Letters Censored, Shredded, Returned to Sender or Deemed Unfit to Send” or the five-sequence title poem, offer challenging glimpses of work still to be done, rather than ready answers.