Treasure Island

Ruth Stone

(June 8, 1915 – November 19, 2011)

Poems of Ruth Stone

1. 1941 12/27/2011
2. Always on the Train 12/27/2011
3. Another Feeling 12/27/2011
4. At Eighty-three She Lives Alone 12/27/2011
5. Curtains 12/27/2011
6. Eden, Then and Now 12/27/2011
7. Genesis 12/27/2011
8. Good Advice 8/29/2014
9. How It Is 8/29/2014
10. In the Next Galaxy 1/20/2003
11. It Follows 12/27/2011
12. Lighter Than Air 8/29/2014
13. Look to the Future 12/27/2011
14. Male Gorillas 8/29/2014
15. Not Expecting An Answer 8/29/2014
16. Overnight Guest 8/29/2014
17. Peripheries 12/27/2011
18. Poems 8/29/2014
19. Reading 8/29/2014
20. Relatives 8/29/2014

1941

I wore a large brim hat
like the women in the ads.
How thin I was: such skin.
Yes. It was Indianapolis;
a taste of sin.

You had a natural Afro;
no money for a haircut.
We were in the seedy part;

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