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

  • Gold Star - 21,206 Points 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

  • Gold Star - 37,196 Points 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

  • Rookie - 866 Points Liliana ~el (10/25/2013 4:09:00 PM)

    Very sweet
    How time has passed
    Reflecting (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 866 Points Liliana ~el (10/25/2013 4:08:00 PM)

    Very sweet
    How time has passed
    Reflecting (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 866 Points Liliana ~el (10/25/2013 4:06:00 PM)

    Very sweet
    How time has passed
    Reflecting (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 21 Points Alistair Graham (10/25/2013 2:58:00 AM)

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