Mary Agnes Dalrymple


Do you like this poet?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.


Click here to add this poet to your My Favorite Poets.


Comments about Mary Agnes Dalrymple

There is no comment submitted by members..
Best Poem of Mary Agnes Dalrymple

Water Tender

The river
has not entered the house yet.

I pack framed photographs:
weddings, babies,
dead uncles, and grandparents,
set aside ceramic eggs,

balanced on wooden stands,
to reach the wedding cake couple,
equidistant between two photographs.

My mother,
in her borrowed wedding dress,
holding a bouquet of artificial flowers,
whiter than Aunt Rose Mary's silk skirt.

My father,
in his Navy uniform, bearing
the insignia of a Water Tender,

his cap worn tilted to the right.
Standing midpoint,
the wedding cake ...

Read the full of Water Tender

PoemHunter.com Updates

[Hata Bildir]