Grace Paley

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

Grace Paley Poems

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

One Day

One day lying on my stomach in the afternoon trying to sleep

I suffered penis envy (much to

my surprise


and with no belief in Freud for years

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