Treasure Island

Lola Ridge

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

Poems of Lola Ridge

81. Wild Duck 2/8/2012
82. Wind Rising in The Alleys 2/8/2012
83. Windows 2/8/2012

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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