Jane Kenyon

(1947-1995 / United States)

Poems of Jane Kenyon

21. Taking Down The Tree 4/21/2010
22. The Argument 5/23/2014
23. The Blue Bowl 1/13/2003
24. The Clearing 5/23/2014
25. The Pond At Dusk 4/21/2010
26. The Shirt 4/21/2010
27. The Suitor 1/20/2003
28. Thinking Of Madame Bovary 5/23/2014
29. Three Songs At The End Of Summer 4/21/2010
30. Twilight: After Haying 1/20/2003
31. Wash 1/13/2003

Finding A Long Gray Hair

I scrub the long floorboards
in the kitchen, repeating
the motions of other women
who have lived in this house.
And when I find a long gray hair
floating in the pail,
I feel my life added to theirs.

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