Jean Toomer

(26 December 1894 – 30 March 1967 / Washington D.C.)

Her Lips Are Copper Wire


whisper of yellow globes
gleaming on lamp-posts that sway
like bootleg licker drinkers in the fog
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  • Rookie - 405 Points Maya Hanson (4/5/2014 2:55:00 PM)

    Beautiful! ! ! I love the flow of the title and words, good job (Report) Reply

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  • Rookie - 351 Points Patti Masterman (4/4/2012 7:32:00 PM)

    Woww, smoking..! glad I had my insulated pliers handy :) (Report) Reply

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