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

A Memory

I remember
The crackle of the palm trees
Over the mooned white roofs of the town…
The shining town…
And the tender fumbling of the surf
On the sulphur-yellow beaches
As we sat… a little apart… in the close-pressing night.

The moon hung above us like a golden mango,

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