Treasure Island

Lola Ridge

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

Wall Street at Night


Long vast shapes… cooled and flushed through with darkness….
Lidless windows
Glazed with a flashy luster
From some little pert cafe chirping up like a sparrow.
And down among iron guts
Piled silver
Throwing gray spatter of light… pale without heat…
Like the pallor of dead bodies.

Submitted: Wednesday, February 08, 2012

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