Grace Paley

(11 December 1922 – 22 August 2007 / Bronx, New York)

Poems of Grace Paley

1. Autumn 10/5/2011
2. Hand Me Downs 4/19/2012
3. Here 1/13/2003
4. One Day 4/19/2012
5. One Day I Decided 4/19/2012
6. People in my Family 4/19/2012
7. Reading the Newspapers at the Village Store 4/19/2012
8. The Boy His Mother 4/19/2012
9. The Poet's Occasional Alternative 4/19/2012
10. This Life 1/13/2003
11. Walking in the Woods 4/19/2012
12. When I Was Asked How I Could Leave Vermont in the Middle of October 4/19/2012
13. Words 4/19/2012

Autumn

1

What is sometimes called a
tongue of flame
or an arm extended burning
is only the long
red and orange branch of
a green maple
in early September reaching

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