Treasure Island

Lola Ridge

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

Potpourri


Do you remember
Honey-melon moon
Dripping thick sweet light
Where Canal Street saunters off by herself among quiet trees?
And the faint decayed patchouli—
Fragrance of New Orleans
Like a dead tube rose
Upheld in the warm air…
Miraculously whole.

Submitted: Wednesday, February 08, 2012

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