DPF / Schultz

For Wednesdays, from Poetry Foundation. The rest of the poem may be found here:

from Wednesday, August 02, 2006 / by Susan M. Schulz b. 1958

–Compare and contrast the acquisition of a language to its loss. Avoid the trap of merely saying that the latter happens in reverse order of the former. You are likely to do better if you see them as similar processes, though one leads to gain, the other loss.