Lola Ridge

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

Poems of Lola Ridge

81. Wall Street at Night 2/8/2012
82. Wild Duck 2/8/2012
83. Wind Rising in The Alleys 2/8/2012
84. Windows 2/8/2012

A Worn Rose

Where to-day would a dainty buyer
Imbibe your scented juice,
Pale ruin with a heart of fire;
Drain your succulence with her lips,
Grown sapless from much useā€¦
Make minister of her desire
A chalice cup where no bee sips -
Where no wasp wanders in?

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