A poem by alum Jennifer Givhan (poetry, ’15) appears at The Kenyon Review:
Lieserl is the “illegitimate” lost daughter whom Einstein and his then-fiancé Mileva Maric gave up for adoption and who some believe died of scarlet fever in infancy, though her fate remains a mystery.
I believe in the conservation
of bird wings, in tiny packages of light
and their insistence on shining
in the resurrection of dying things.
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