Emily Holmes Coleman

(22 January 1899 - 13 June 1974 / Oakland / Calafornia / United States)

Poems of Emily Holmes Coleman

1. The Liberator 1/3/2003

The Liberator

Keys turning
rattling in the loose locks
  opening high the doors
that close again
like death-hours coming faster

the walls are white
and the line of beds is staring
all the bars go up and down

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