Grace Paley

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

This Life


My friend tells me
a man in my house jumped off the roof
the roof is the eighth floor of this building
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  • Rookie - 182 Points Karen Sinclair (10/25/2012 4:02:00 AM)

    This is provocation for the grey matter, the writers imagination covers the bare facts but comes to the conclusion, life is precious.... and what a line this is (ferocious insane vindictive virus day) great! (Report) Reply

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