Lola Ridge

(December 12, 1873- May 19, 1941 / Dublin)

Poems of Lola Ridge

41. Palestine 4/21/2010
42. Portraits 2/8/2012
43. Potpourri 2/8/2012
44. Promenade 4/21/2010
45. Reveille 2/8/2012
46. Scandal 2/8/2012
47. Secrets 2/8/2012
48. Skyscrapers 2/8/2012
49. Snow Dance For The Dead 4/21/2010
50. Sons of Belial 2/8/2012
51. Spires 4/21/2010
52. Spring 4/21/2010
53. Submerged 4/21/2010
54. Sun-Up 2/8/2012
55. Thaw 2/8/2012
56. The Alley 2/8/2012
57. The Destroyer 4/21/2010
58. The Dream 1/13/2003
59. The Edge 4/21/2010
60. The Everlasting Return 4/21/2010

Bowery Afternoon

Drab discoloration
Of faces, façades, pawn-shops,
Second-hand clothing,
Smoky and fly-blown glass of lunch-rooms,
Odors of rancid life…

Deadly uniformity
Of eyes and windows
Alike devoid of light…

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