The Bistro Styx, Rita Dove
Rita Dove was born in Akron, Ohio in 1952. She served as Poet Laureate of the United States from 1993-1995 and has written several collections of poetry. “The Bistro Styx” was written in 1995.
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The poem as a whole can be read as an allegory involving the myth of