Grace Paley

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

Here - Poem by Grace Paley

Here I am in the garden laughing
an old woman with heavy breasts
and a nicely mapped face
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Comments about Here by Grace Paley

  • Judith Blatherwick Judith Blatherwick (7/7/2016 4:35:00 PM)

    A wonderful and intimate insight into the quiet thoughts of an old lady. It is a poem which captures a simple but wonderful moment in time. (Report) Reply

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  • Susan Williams Susan Williams (7/7/2016 4:26:00 PM)

    Absolutely love this unexpected piece of sheer unadulterated joy-in-life poetry! It makes me want to meet the wonderful woman in this poem! ! ! I have to treasure this! (Report) Reply

  • Jayatissa K. Liyanage Jayatissa K. Liyanage (7/7/2016 4:06:00 AM)

    Feelings are personal; Intimate and genuine; Thoughts are natural, fresh and candid; Meaning is profound and touching; Picture painted with all that is simply superb. Congrats for being the POD. X (Report) Reply

  • Edward Kofi Louis Edward Kofi Louis (7/7/2016 3:22:00 AM)

    Identity! ! That's who i wanted to be. Thanks for sharing. (Report) Reply

  • Robert Murray Smith Robert Murray Smith (7/7/2016 1:26:00 AM)

    A great poem. Thank you. (Report) Reply

  • 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

  • Gangadharan Nair Pulingat (10/25/2014 9:15:00 AM)

    Here is a beautiful poem of love and it is so interesting.The old age the beauty of life all is nice. (Report) Reply

  • Aftab Alam Khursheed Aftab Alam Khursheed (10/25/2014 12:30:00 AM)

    This is the love sitting on the old and bulky branch cooing and oozing love so nice (Report) Reply

  • Liliana ~el (10/25/2013 4:09:00 PM)

    Very sweet
    How time has passed
    Reflecting (Report) Reply

  • Liliana ~el (10/25/2013 4:08:00 PM)

    Very sweet
    How time has passed
    Reflecting (Report) Reply

  • Liliana ~el (10/25/2013 4:06:00 PM)

    Very sweet
    How time has passed
    Reflecting (Report) Reply

  • Alistair Graham (10/25/2013 2:58:00 AM)

    Here I am now
    looking forward
    to retirement
    after reading
    this poem. (Report) Reply

  • 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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