"they seem embarrassed ..." Quote of Deborah Digges

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

...they seem embarrassed by their own stupid beauty./Erect, with those decorous irridescent [sic] rings/around their throats and eyes,/theirs is the plump strut of royalty/parading dutifully among the poor.

Deborah Digges
Deborah Digges (b. 1950), U.S. author. "Descent of Man," lines 7-11 (1986).
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