Phyllis McGinley Poems
|1.||Intimations Of Mortality||4/22/2010|
|2.||Ode To The End Of Summer||4/22/2010|
|3.||The Angry Man||4/22/2010|
|5.||Reflections At Dawn||4/22/2010|
|6.||Daniel At Breakfast||4/22/2010|
|8.||Daylight Savings Time||4/22/2010|
|9.||Sunday Poetry: Ballade Of Lost Objects||4/22/2010|
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Sunday Poetry: Ballade Of Lost Objects
Where are the ribbons I tie my hair with?
Where is my lipstick? Where are my hose -
The sheer ones hoarded these weeks to wear with
Frocks the closets do not disclose?
Perfumes, petticoats, sports chapeaus,
The blouse Parisian, the earrings Spanish -
Everything suddenly up and goes.
And where in the world did the children vanish?
This is the house I used to share with
Girls in pinafores, shier than does.
I can recall how they climbed my stairs with
Gales of giggles on their tiptoes.
Last seen wearing both braids and bows
(And looking rather ...