Lola Ridge

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an anarchist poet and an influential editor of avant-garde, feminist, and Marxist publications best remembered for her long poems and poetic sequences. She, along with other political poets of the early Modernist period, has been coming under increasing critical scrutiny at the beginning of the twenty-first century.

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1.
The Dream
I have a dream
to fill the golden sheath
of a remembered day....
(Air
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2.
Betty
You can see the sandhills from our new room.
Butterflies
live in the sandhills
and lizards
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3.
Mother
Your love was like moonlight
turning harsh things to beauty,
so that little wry souls
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4.
Electricity
Out of fiery contacts…
Rushing auras of steel
Touching and whirled apart…
Out of the charged phallases
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5.
Broadway
Light!
Innumerable ions of light,
Kindling, irradiating,
All to their foci tending…
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