Lois Roma Deeley

Rookie (Amityville, New York)

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Lois Roma-Deeley was born in Amityville, New York (Long Island) into an Italian-American family. Currently she lives in Phoenix, Arizona.Her ethnicity, working class background as well as her strong identification with 'place' influences her work. However, she is considered, primarily, a 21st century metaphysical poet. Critics have called her work 'brilliant, ' 'beautiful' 'tough and ... more »

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Bougainvillaea And Tv

I am a useless human being.

Tanks are rolling toward a city-
the name of which I remember only from my childhood-
old stories told on an old phonograph.
The Thief of Baghdad?
Ali Baba? And the Forty Thieves?

I have done nothing

but watch TV with the sound turned off.
Sip Temple of Heaven tea from a tall glass.
Press the heating pad against my back.
Pull the covers over my feet. Then I look away,
look out the window and wonder
how the rain brings the Bougainvillaea
into such sharp focus.

I have been doing this for two days ...

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