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How many drafts of this poem did you write before going to the final? I wrote many drafts but the spine of the poem was there from the start. I followed the line—Untamable creatures, spotted as trout lily, camouflaged umber—and let the words unravel until the last line—bedroom door, the waiting cop. My main task during the revision process was to hone the shape, the music, the word choices, silence and so on. (Right Catherine Graham in her writing space)