Grace Paley

(11 December 1922 – 22 August 2007 / Bronx, New York)

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Here I am in the garden laughing
an old woman with heavy breasts
and a nicely mapped face
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  • Rookie - 182 Points Karen Sinclair (10/25/2014 10:50:00 PM)

    Silly me. I'm in tears. What a perfectly formed piece of writing. I could see this picture so clearly and wanted to step in and smile. This is how poetry should be. Uncontrived, honest, beautifully put, welcoming, intimate and with a twist at the end to gather a smile. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 182 Points Karen Sinclair (10/25/2012 3:56:00 AM)

    Just perfect......this sets the scene in my minds eye of my past and future in equal measures.....wonderful... (Report) Reply

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