Lola Ridge

(December 12, 1873- May 19, 1941 / Dublin)

Palestine Poem by Lola Ridge


Old plant of Asia -
Mutilated vine
Holding earth's leaping sap
In every stem and shoot
That lopped off, sprouts again -
Why should you seek a plateau walled about,
Whose garden is the world?

Submitted: Wednesday, April 21, 2010
Edited: Wednesday, February 08, 2012

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